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Preparing for new DDoS techniques: Mitigating the inevitable attack
Attackers are using DDoS techniques that focus on IoT and IPv6. Learn how to build a response plan, select mitigation solutions and recover from an attack. Watch Now
Planning for an IPv6 attack: DDoS, neighbor discovery threats and more
An IPv6 DDoS attacks are imminent, and your network security tools may not be configured for it. Expert Michael Cobb explains how enterprises can prepare its defenses. Read Now
New fundamentals of distributed denial-of-service attack defense
Defending against and defeating distributed denial-of-service attacks is challenging without proper training. This video highlights best practices that boost an enterprise's DDoS defense plan. Watch Now
How to reduce the chances of distributed denial-of-service attacks
Distributed denial-of-service attacks are increasingly a menace for enterprises. Expert Michael Cobb discusses industry initiatives that can help enterprises reduce the occurrence and power of DDoS attacks. Read Now
One of the biggest issues in defending against distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks is that attackers' rapidly evolving techniques make it difficult to identify the best defense against them.
This Security School lesson featuring guest instructor Michael Cobb reviews recent cases of DDoS attacks, what happened and why, and the lessons you can learn in devising the best DDoS defense.
About the author: Michael Cobb, CISSP-ISSAP, is a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He has a passion for making IT security best practices easier to understand and achievable. He co-authored the book IIS Security and has written many technical articles for leading IT publications. Mike has also been a Microsoft Certified Database Manager and registered consultant with the CESG Listed Advisor Scheme (CLAS).
1Test your DDoS attack knowledge
After watching the video, reading the tip and listening to the podcast, test what you've learned about distributed denial-of-service attacks with this exclusive quiz.