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DDoS Protection is Hot

DDoS, is a hot concern right now across the IT and security sector. I can tell this by the number of inquiries to my consulting business, discussions on social media and the number of vendor contacts I am getting. What is DDoS? DDoS, or Distributed Denial of Service is the evil cousin of a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. Both have a single purpose, to annoy you and bring your site or service...
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DoS and DDoS… Is it a Security Issue?

In a recent conversation with a colleague, it was noted that a company had recently had a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against its website.  Though various support persons had been called in in the middle of the night to address this issue, the after action report indicated that a security engineer had not been called for over an hour, and only after the source had been identified. ...
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