1999 marked the first recorded case of a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. A small set of computers which were infected with malware attacked, and took offline, the entire network of the University of Minnesota. Fast forward 20 years and DDoS attacks have evolved into a much larger and more significant security threat to today’s organisations.more →
Why conduct a DDoS Test?
Historically, security specialists have never placed DDoS testing high on the IT agenda, relying mainly on vulnerability assessment and penetration testing as a means of security validation. However, things are changing. DDoS attacks are no longer simply a risk to the availability of an IT system or service.more →
This month we share a blog article from our technology partner, Radware. Low and slow DDoS attack traffic is increasingly becoming a strain on business resources, consuming bandwidth and in turn, resulting in a poor customer experience and financial loss – in most instances the targeted organization will absorb such traffic without even noticing or knowing
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