Wednesday, February 15, 2012

13 Security Myths – #2

13 security myths collected by Ellen Messmer:

Security Myth #2: “The DDoS problem is bandwidth-oriented”

Carl Herberger, vice president of security solutions at Radware: It’s an “urban myth” that distributed denial of service attacks would just ”go away with more bandwidth.” Over half of DDoS attacks are not characterized by bandwidth at all but are application-oriented. Only a quarter of DDoS attacks are mitigated by adding bandwidth.


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