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ALSO CALLED: Distributed Denial of Service Attacks, Teardrop Attacks, Denial of Service Prevention, DOSA, Packet Monkey, Attacks, DDoS Attacks, DNS Attacks, Smurfing, Denial-of-service Attack, D o S Attacks, DoS Attacks, Smurf
DEFINITION: A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one in which a multitude of compromised systems attack a single target, thereby causing denial of service for users of the targeted system. The flood of incoming messages to the target system essentially forces it to shut down, thereby denying service to the system to legitimate users.In a typical DDoS attack, a hacker (or, if you prefer, cracker) begins  … 
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3 Approaches to Stop DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the threat landscape of DDoS attacks and details the shortcomings of traditional security approaches. You will uncover how to evaluate and craft a new security strategy to mitigate DDoS attacks based on whether you compute on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment. View now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

Radware

Top 3 DNS Monitoring Methods
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide walks you through the top three DNS monitoring methods. Additionally, read on to uncover how defense tactics are revealed through DNS attacks.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Cloudmark

Unveil the Truth Behind Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs)
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the fundamentals of a load balancing system and its evolution to an ADC.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Aug 2013

Citrix

A10 Networks Joins the Cisco ACI Ecosystem
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
VIDEO: This video contains an interview between A10 Networks CTO, Raj Jalan, and Cisco Sr. Director, Shashi Kiran, in which they discuss a new application-centric infrastructure (ACI) solution.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 26 Jan 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Guard Your DNS with Better Protection
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a comprehensive, efficient DNS protection system.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Efficientip

Stop DDoS Attacks with DNS Protection
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to read about effective DNS protection and to learn how you can shield yourself from DDoS attacks.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Efficientip

Survey Reveals the Danger of DNS Attacks
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This survey on DNS attacks reveals how powerful DNS attacks are and what securities are most effective against them.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Efficientip

5 Reasons Why Your DNS Protection Isn't Doing Enough
sponsored by Efficientip
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 5 ways that traditional security solutions fail against DNS attacks.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Efficientip

Uncover the Top Ten Database Threats That Could Affect Your Business
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the top ten threats that affect traditional databases as well as Big Data technologies.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Imperva

DDoS Response Playbook
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you create a response plan for one of the most widespread threats – DDoS attacks.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 02 Mar 2015

Imperva

Security predictions for 2015
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: With the insight of security experts and the help of analytics tools, this white paper presents five security predictions for the 2015 security landscape.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Imperva

Why DNS Security is Essential
sponsored by Cloudmark
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers exactly how attackers use DNS to compromise a network.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Cloudmark

The Danger from DDoS Increases
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This survey report tells you everything you need to know about how DDoS attacks have changed and why you should be concerned.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Neustar®

Don't Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you information on how DDoS attacks have evolved and what you can do to stop them.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Feb 2015

Neustar®

Cybercrime's Underground Economy
sponsored by Neustar®
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the underground criminal world of cybercrime, uncovering its different roles and giving you the rare chance to watch some of these illegal transactions live.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Jan 31, 2015

Neustar®

How to Meet the Needs of a Converged Network
sponsored by Extreme Networks
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses the needs of a converged network and introduces a network operating system that might meet them.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Extreme Networks

The 2014 Global Cost of Cybercrime Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative report distills interviews with senior-level IT personnel about the impact of cybercrime on their organizations in 2014 into trends that apply to every enterprise around the world.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Protect Your Business From Today's Security Threats
sponsored by Optus Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of maintaining robust network security within your enterprise, especially with an evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

Optus Business

Coming at You: How to Deal with the Latest DDoS Attacks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Access this TechGuide to learn more about DDoS threats and how to protect your systems—while shape-shifting cyberattackers are tough to stay ahead of, they're too destructive to ignore.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SearchSecurity.com

How to Deal with Increasing DDOS Attacks
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how to protect your organization from distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Verisign, Inc.

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Denial-of-Service (DoS) Secured Virtual Tenant Networks (VTN)
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper discusses the evolution of DDoS attacks and examines an SDN solution that detects and mitigates potential attacks almost instantly, ensuring that your network is kept up and running.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

NEC Corporation of America

How Are DDoS Attacks Evolving?
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the top 8 changes in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that most organizations aren't ready to defend against.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014

Neustar®

The Danger Deepens: Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes survey results regarding distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks to see how they've evolved into an even great threat. Click through to learn how you should prepare.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

Neustar®
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DENIAL OF SERVICE ATTACKS DEFINITION (continued): …  by exploiting a vulnerability in one computer system and making it the DDoS master. It is from the master system that the intruder identifies and communicates with other systems that can be compromised. The intruder loads cracking tools available on the Internet on multiple -- sometimes thousands of -- compromised systems. With a single command, the intruder instructs the controlled machines to launch one of many flood attacks against a specified target. The inundation of packets to the target causes a denial of service. While the press tends to focus on the target of DDoS attacks as the victim, … 
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