Security School: Defending Against DDoS Attacks

Security School: Defending Against DDoS Attacks


Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are old news, but new attack methods make them major modern threats. Hackers use these attacks to destroy company reputations, halt their business, and cover up more devastating hacks. And as DDoS defenses evolve, so do DDoS attacks.

In this virtual classroom, cybersecurity expert Michael Cobb discusses why DDoS attacks are still dangerous and what you can do about them. Access this interactive site now to explore a variety of resources discussing:

  • Why DDoS attacks still work against modern defenses
  • How you can reduce the relevance and power of DDoS attacks
  • Whether DDoS defenses can ever be proactive
  • And much more


Michael Cobb

Michael Cobb is a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He has a passion for making IT security best practices easier to understand and achievable. He co-authored the book IIS Security and has written many technical articles for leading IT publications.

15 Aug 2014
15 Aug 2014
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