Five Tips for Defending Against a DDoS Attack

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If you are concerned that your current infrastructure cannot handle a DDoS attack, then it is very important to get help. One possible option is to partner with your ISP since these attacks have to go over their network infrastructure. Your ISP may have services available to block or shun specific IP addresses from hitting your network, which doesn’t provide a complete solution, but it can greatly help in mitigating the DDoS threat.

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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