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Source: IT World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Security Government websites. Fortune-500 companies. All are victims of crippling distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. The attacks have grown in reach and intensity thanks to botnets and a bounty of application flaws. This collection of articles will bring you up to speed on how the threat has evolved and what you can do to better protect your organization. The long, strange evolution of DDoS attacksCSO Senior Editor Bill Brenner launches a series on distributed denial-of-service attacks. Here, he interviews Andy Ellis, CSO of Akamai. Given the nature of the business, when a denial-of-service attack is in progress or being attempted, Akamai is among the first to see and respond to it.

Evolution of DDoS: Why it's only getting worseCSO Senior Editor Bill Brenner talks to Breach Security application research director Ryan Barnett about the shift in tactics attackers are using to deepen the damage their DDoSes can inflict.

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