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DDoS Attacks Are Still Happening — and Getting Bigger


Distributed denial of service attacks have grown larger in scale, more sophisticated and harder to detect, according to three large technology vendors that have recently published analyses of attacks.

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Saw this today, and it remains relevant. With broader width of cloud computing, hybrid solutions and wider data span and bandwidth comes higher number of potential vulnerabilities and wider landscape for DDOS attacks. It is a reality and unless an intuitive thwarting mechanism isn't deployed, they will continue to adapt to network protocols (since they are mostly static by their very nature of solutions) - especially in traditionally data intensive and repetitive services like govt., healthcare and banks. Incidentally these are also major handlers of sensitive data. It needs us to cut through the internet and network security threats more effectively to counter these challenges. More at http://goo.gl/ew2TsV
Posted by Eamon W | Thursday, August 14 2014 at 10:38PM ET
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