Six Ways a Multi-tiered Security Strategy Benefits Businesses

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They decrease downtime and strain on website infrastructure, even in the case of specialized attacks (e.g., application-layer). The traffic is re-routed to the scrubbing center and only clean, legitimate traffic is allowed to pass through to the website.

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been on the rise in recent years. These attacks can easily elude and overwhelm most common defenses, paralyzing their targets. Investing in some type of dedicated DDoS defense is now a must for many businesses. The best way to effectively deal with these attacks is with a multi-tiered defense. This includes on-site detection and mitigation devices, combined with the power of an off-site scrubbing center.

Vann Abernethy, senior product manager of NSFOCUS, and Jeff Lyon, founder of Black Lotus, present six ways a multi-tiered security strategy benefits businesses.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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