Distributed Denial of Service — War Stories from the Cloud Front

Presented by

Michael Smith, Security Evangelist & John Buten, Senior Manager Enterprise Marketing, Akamai

About this talk

With the rise of large-scale botnets, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) is making a resurgence, both in frequency and sophistication of attack. With our 84,000+ server, globally distributed network, Akamai Technologies is in a unique position to observe and defend against these attacks. Drawing on our real-world experiences in defending customers against attack, Akamai will cover DDoS attacker techniques, Akamai's defense strategies, and lessons learned for effectively responding to this threat. YOU WILL: - Learn trends in attacker targets, tactics, and techniques - See current DDoS attack examples - Gain insight into recommended defense strategies, including instrumentation and monitoring, traffic redirects, and Akamai's DDoS defense architecture.

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