When you have all the steps in place supported by fully documented processes and trained response teams, it’s vital that it is continuously reviewed.
Jag Bains, CTO of DOSarrest explains how Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and the criminal mindsets behind them are evolving and how to prepare.
The beginning of 2014 saw 1.5 times the number of attacks over 20GB/sec, compared to the rest of 2013, according to new stats released by Arbor Networks today.
DDoS mitigation firm Incapsula has put a stop to the speculations that the video content provider whose vulnerable website was misused to launch a DDoS attack was YouTube, and has revealed that it was actually Sohu.com, currently the 27th most visited website in the world.
While the network time protocol (NTP) DrDoS threats that became prevalent in early 2014 have been contained, new distributed reflected denial of service threats will lead to attacks in excess of 800 Gbps during the next 12 to 18 months.