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Whitepaper: Critical Network Capabilities for Cloud-Based DDoS Mitigation

by VerisignJul 29, 2014

Due to the evolving DDoS threat, companies are turning to cloud based DDoS mitigation providers, who have built out massive amounts of network bandwidth and DDoS mitigation capacity. Just as important as network capacity is the flexibility and diversity of the provider's network. This paper describes how Verisign DDoS Protection Services relies upon a fully redundant network backbone, purpose-built on multiple diverse 10 Gbps optical infrastructures.


Whitepaper: DDoS Mitigation And DNS Availability Should Be Key Components Of Your Resiliency Strategy

by VerisignJul 29, 2014

DDoS attacks continue to grow in size, frequency and complexity, forcing network-dependent companies to implement a plan for protection. However, the results of a recent research project by Forrester and Verisign show that many companies are experiencing a disconnect between the growing awareness of DDoS attacks and a protection strategy. Additionally, many organizations overlook the connection between DDoS protection and other infrastructure support, such as DNS hosting and management. This


Whitepaper: Key Components Of Your Resiliency Strategy

by VerisignFeb 20, 2014

DDoS attacks continue to grow in size, frequency and complexity, forcing network-dependent companies to implement a plan for protection. However, recent research from Forrester suggests many companies are coming up short in their DDoS attack protection strategy. Learn how changes in processes or technology can improve your DDoS attack readiness.


Whitepaper: DDoS and Downtime - Considerations for Risk Management

by VerisignSep 26, 2013

Proactive DDoS threat mitigation may be one of the easiest and most cost-effective tactics for minimizing financial risk associated with IT-related downtime. This paper draws on Verisign's DDoS mitigation expertise to examine the threat of DDoS in the context of IT availability and enterprise risk management.


Whitepaper: DDoS Mitigation - Best Practices for a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape

by VerisignSep 26, 2013

Given the extraordinary and rapid changes in the DDoS terrain, traditional DDoS mitigation tactics are no longer sufficient to protect an organization's critical web systems. Verisign has identified a set of best practices that enables organizations to keep pace with DDoS attacks while minimizing impact on business operations.


Whitepaper: DDoS Malware - A Verisign® iDefense® Research Paper

by VerisignSep 26, 2013

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) malware and tools threaten an organization's Internet-facing systems. This technical brief covers DDoS-enabled malware and several DDoS-specific tools, their capabilities and the network indicators they generate while performing the attack methods. It includes new attack vectors observed in late 2012/early 2013 with regard to highly publicized and targeted DDoS attacks.


Whitepaper: Combining Cloud-Based DDoS Protection and DNS Services to Thwart the Threat of DDoS

by VerisignSep 25, 2013

First published in SC Magazine, this article discusses the, and makes the case for combined, cloud-based DNS and DDoS protection services to thwart the risks of DDoS.


Whitepaper: DDoS & Downtime: Considerations for Risk Management

by VerisignSep 09, 2013

Proactive DDoS threat mitigation may be one of the easiest and most cost-effective tactics for minimizing financial risk associated with IT-related downtime. This paper draws on Verisign's DDoS mitigation expertise to examine the threat of DDoS in the context of IT availability and enterprise risk management.


Whitepaper: Approaches to DDoS Protection: An Overview on Keeping Your Networks Protected

by VerisignSep 09, 2013

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks today are targeting businesses of all sizes and types. This article provides an expert overview of common methods of DDoS attacks and four main ways enterprises and providers of Web applications can protect themselves and their customers from falling victim to this type of attack.


Whitepaper: DDoS Mitigation: Best Practices for a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape

by VerisignSep 09, 2013

Given the extraordinary and rapid changes in the DDoS terrain, traditional DDoS mitigation tactics are no longer sufficient to protect an organization's critical web systems. Verisign has identified a set of best practices that enables organizations to keep pace with DDoS attacks while minimizing impact on business operations.