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Four Steps to Defeat a DDoS Attack
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are one of the most dangerous botnet threats today, harnessing the aggregate power of tens of thousands of bots to inflict tremendous damage on Websites. And DDoS attacks are not an isolated issue, as many organizations deal with these attacks regularly.
This white paper examines application DDoS attacks and offers four effective measures organizations can take to mitigate the risk of an attack including:
- Over-provision bandwidth to absorb DDoS bandwidth peaks
- Monitor application and network traffic
- Detect and Stop Malicious Users
- Detect and Stop Malicious Requests