Rethinking Risk in the Wake of DDoS Extortion

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Matthew Mosher, Global Director of Prolexic Security - Akamai and Susan McReynolds - Product Marketing Manager, Akamai

About this talk

Your risk of a DDoS attack changed significantly in 2020, mostly driven by the largest global extortion campaign ever launched. But unlike other extortion activity from years past, where there was little follow-through on the actual threat, show-of-force attacks in 2020 reached 500+ Gbps — a clear sign of highly capable and motivated threat actors. Join this session to understand the evolution of DDoS extortion, its ramifications on 2021 security postures, and the latest best practices to fight back and reduce your risk.

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