DDoS: don’t get stuck in denial
Source: SecurityPark.co.uk - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Network Security Companies have long realised the great business opportunities that the Internet offers and it’s no secret that organisations are shifting more and more of their business processes online. While this move brings many advantages with it, such as widening customer reach and reducing overheads, the emergence of organised crime in the online world means that business needs to be sharper than ever when it comes to security.

While viruses and worms usually steal the headlines, the growing threat of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a form of cyber-crime to which no company can say ‘they wouldn’t target us’. While the first well-documented attacks were against gambling sites and online payment systems, no company should consider itself immune. Especially when your organisation will undoubtedly share its Internet Service Provider (ISP) with other businesses who rely on e-commerce and might be more desirable targets to criminals looking for extortion money.

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