DDoS and How It Differs from Other Cyber-attacks?

Presented by

Anthony Lauro, Director of Technology & Security Strategy, Matthew Mosher, Global Director of Prolexic Security Specialists

About this talk

With attacks becoming increasingly distributed in terms of both industries targeted and attack vectors leveraged, keeping business-critical assets up and running is more important than ever. Organizations of all sizes need access to high-quality mitigation controls, platform scale, and the expertise to stop DDoS attack campaigns in their tracks. Join Akamai's Director of Technology & Security Strategy, Tony Lauro, and Global Director of Prolexic Security Specialists, Matt Mosher as they discuss the evolved threat landscape, defense best practices, and tackle various DDoS questions: • What makes DDoS different from other cyberattack types • What platform defense options are in the market today • What DDoS attack types are most common • What is driving the DDoS threat landscape today and why do DDoS attacks still exist? • What role does the Cloud play in DDoS defense? About the speakers: Matt Mosher has more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry. Has held serval position with Akamai security business unit, currently, he is the Global Director of the Prolexic security specialist managing a team of sales and presales resources that’s charter is to provide subject matter expertise for the Prolexic DDoS service. Tony Lauro is Director of Technology & Security Strategy for Akamai Technologies. Tony has worked with Akamai’s top global clients to provide cybersecurity guidance, architectural analysis, web application, and network security expertise. With over 20 years of Information Security operations experience, Tony has worked and consulted in many verticals including finance, automotive, medical/healthcare, enterprise, and mobile applications.

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