Solution Briefs

Network DDoS Protection

Resource description

Today, service providers such as cloud providers, Web hosting services, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as well as large enterprises, require an environment that is highly available and secure, as the Internet is the main, if not the only way to channel an organization's services to its customers. Over the last few years, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks have grown dramatically in frequency, size and complexity. While organizations have existing security strategies in place that mitigate a range of existing security threats, they are clearly not prepared to address this new breed of DDoS attacks, which leverage large distributed "botnet" networks of compromised "zombie" machines to simultaneously launch attacks using compliant protocols that are very difficult to detect and even harder to mitigate. It is clear that additional solutions are needed to complement existing security infrastructure in a layered defense model...