Evaluating & Measuring DDoS Risk during a COVID 19 Era

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Dennis Birchard, Principal Lead Cloud Security Architect at Akamai

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A DDoS attack could be a ruse to distract your focus from other key processes, such as fraudulent transactions, or outright destruction of data. "At Alliant we wanted the brains behind DDoS mitigation and that's what Prolexic gives us." said Bill Podborny, Chief Security Officer, Alliant Credit Union. The number of DDoS attacks instantly mitigated via the Prolexic platform has increased exponentially over the past four years. Akamai mitigates DDoS attacks against its Prolexic platform via proactive mitigation controls, in 0 seconds and with no customer impact. But, what about DDoS attacks in the COVID-19 era? Join Dennis Birchard, Akamai’s Principal Cloud Security Architect, to learn more about: •Recent DDoS Attack Trends Q1-2020 •How does Prolexic protect Akamai customers and why does it matter •Mitigation Strategies re: Proactive vs Reactive controls •Work from home and how our customers have changed their risk •How to interpret DDoS industry mitigation SLAs

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