Business Management

Worldwide DDoS Attacks & Cyber Insights Research Report

Provided by Neustar

Category Business Management

Type White Paper

Length 52

Publish Date October 30 2017

Date posted October 30 2017


The possibility of DDoS attacks was identified as a threat a number of years ago following stories about other companies falling victim. At the time, DDoS was a new type of threat that was investigated by the bank's IT Risk and Control team. During the investigation period, a DDoS attack rocked the Irish government, knocking a department's website offline.   After that attack, Permanent TSB quickly made the decision to take action and bolster their DDoS defenses. Following the risk assessment, it was decided that a DDoS mitigation service was required, and so Martin Farrelly and his team began to research the market for DDoS protection providers.

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