The Growing Need for Intelligent DDoS Mitigation Systems


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Source: Arbor Networks
Date: September 2010
Type: White Paper
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Overview: With more business being done online, any downtime can dramatically impact the bottom line. The growing scale and frequency of DDoS attacks pose a significant threat to Internet-facing businesses. Many enterprises and IDC operators have a false sense of security because they believe intrusion prevention system (IPS) devices or firewalls protect them from DDoS.

This white paper examines why IPS devices and firewalls fall short on protection from DDoS attacks and how an intelligent DDoS mitigation system (IDMS) offers an ideal solution by enabling a layered defense strategy to combat both volumetric and application-layer DDoS attacks.

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