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Distributed denial-of-service attack defense

Last updated:August 2014

Editor's note

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.

Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².

View our Security School Course Catalog to view more lessons eligible for CPE credits.

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.

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