Five Tips for Defending Against a DDoS Attack

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It starts with a robust firewall clearly defining the organization’s perimeter network, which many organizations do not deploy appropriately. A lot of times organizations have the firewall infrastructure deployed, yet they do not have the supporting security governance in place, which clearly defines the delineation between trusted and untrusted networks. Maintaining a clearly defined perimeter allows organizations to appropriately deploy security controls to mitigate attacks such as DDoS.

There are many things that can be done with existing network infrastructure to protect against network-layer attacks. Network equipment, which is already heavily taxed with production traffic, is vulnerable to minimal increases in traffic, causing availability disruptions. AlgoSec, a leading provider of network security policy management, offers five tips for defending against a DDoS attack.


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