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DDoS protection: carriers explore network-agnostic anti-DDoS service to tap a wider market

Published: 2017-10-06

DDoS attacks have been increasing, particularly application layer attacks that may not be volumetric in nature but dangerous all the same as these tend to be more difficult to identify than layer 3 or 4 attacks. There is also an increasing trend towards multi-vector attacks – a more sophisticated type of attack that employs tools targeting both layer 3 and 4 networks as well as the application layer (layer 7). The proliferation of IoT (Internet of Things) will pave the way for more disruptive DDoS attacks. This article tackles typical mitigation techniques observed and best practices as well as anti-DDoS deployment approaches, go-to-market strategies and then finally, service features and offers of selected carriers and systems integrators.

Published: 2017-10-06

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