What Can CIOs and CIOs learn from this DDoS Guide?
Motives behind DDoS attacks, such as extortion or repuational damage
Key DDoS attack categories, including application layer and network layer
The 5 most common types of attacks (e.g. SYN Flood, UDP Flood)
How to be proactively defend your network in the wake of DDoS threats
Distributed-Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks have become increasingly commonplace in data breaches, and can pose major problems for many organizations across numerous industries.
In the best case scenario, a DDoS attack can be a mild hinderance to operations. Yet, in the worst-case, it can be catastrophic and bring a system to its knees.
The key to preventing a DDoS attack is understanding cyber attackers, their motives and the techniques they use to carry it out.