Keeping cyberhackers at bay. DDoS attacks and defenses

Provided by SingTel

Category Cybercrime

Type White Paper

Length 10

Publish Date April 21 2016

Date posted May 31 2016


DDoS attacks overwhelm a target with either too many connection requests or too much bandwidth. The intended result is to make the target inaccessible, although other infrastructure elements (routers, switches, load balancers, etc.) may suffer collateral damage along the path of an attack. This paper looks at how these attacks can be avoided to ensure a safe and secure system.



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