As DDoS attacks continue to rise, Power Admin takes a look at the stats and what can be done to help prevent such attacks damaging your business in 2014
“DDoS attacks should be a top security concern for organizations in the public and private sector in 2014”
“Expect future campaigns to be even more extensive and to last for extended periods. Organizations, particularly those that operate or have interests in industries that are already prime targets, such as financial services and energy, need to ask themselves, ‘Can we be resilient against a DDoS attack?’” - John N. Stewart, senior vice president and chief security officer at Cisco.
Attacks rose by 32.43% in 20132
The volume of attacks increased, with 10 out of the 12 months showing higher volume than the same months in 2012
Mobile apps and devices began to participate in DDoS attacks
Attacks were most likely to originate in Asian countries
Anyone that can rent a botnet can perform a DDoS attack
Smaller scale attacks are on the increase
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The Growing Threat of Application Layer DDoS Attacks
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