The 5 Misconceptions About the Modern DDoS Attack

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Tom Bienkowski, Director of Product Marketing, Arbor Networks

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Distributed Denial of Service attacks, once dismissed as simple flood-based threats, are now regularly in the headlines for taking down the networks of one Fortune 500 corporation after another. For today's web-reliant businesses, understanding the modern DDoS attack is critical to maintaining availability and business continuity. DDoS is no longer a basic attack, but a complex one, targeting the application layer and the infrastructure itself. No security threat has a more immediate or high profile impact than a successful DDoS attack. If your website or online services go offline, everyone associated with your business knows, from customers to employees and yes, your competitors. In this 30 minute presentation, Arbor DDoS experts will review the five most common misconceptions about DDoS attacks, giving you a new perspective on this rapidly evolving threat and your organization's protection strategy. Attend this webinar to learn: -What has changed about the nature of DDoS attacks -Why your existing perimeter security tools may fail to protect you -How DDoS can be component of a full-blown attack campaign

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