Possible Solutions to DDoS Attacks

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) is one of the most diffused types of cyberattacks and represents a great concern for governments and enterprises today. These attacks are an insidious foe to Internet service providers (ISPs) as these businesses depend on the availability of their web sites for critical business functions and productivity. My recent ISACA Journal article focuses on the types of DDoS attacks, the trend and changing frequency, the business impact and countermeasures that organizations can take to prevent successful DDoS attacks, and building a strategic approach to defend against this growing cyberthreat.

Given the extraordinary and rapid changes in DDoS attack techniques, traditional DDoS mitigation solutions (e.g., bandwidth provisioning, firewall and intrusion prevention systems) are no longer sufficient to detect and protect an organization’s network or applications from sophisticated DDoS attacks.

Read more about DDos attacks >
Source: Isaca.org