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How to respond to the latest distributed denial-of-service attacks
All indications show that DDoS attacks are increasing in variety, number and size. No network system is immune and information security pros can't put off learning about the threat and means available for defense. Fortunately, techniques and technology do exist for thwarting DDoS attacks or at least limiting the damage done.
This handbook gathers the latest information on DDoS prevention methods, using the 2013 Spamhaus attack as a case study that serves as a warning of what's ahead if enterprises don't act now. It closes with call to action and, even better, actionable advice InfoSec pros can use today.
Table Of Contents
- DDoS attacks get sophisticated
- DDoS: The persistent pest
- How to prevent DDoS mega-attacks
- DDoS as diversion