Finally my Denial of Service paper is up on the site: “Denial of Service: A Comparison of Defense Approaches”
“Denial of service (DoS) attacks are back in focus due to Anonymous and other hacktivist attackers over the last few years. Malicious DoS attacks for financial gain are also on the rise. This assessment compares defense approaches for denial of service and formulates recommendations for the right combined approach to use for enterprise DoS defense.”
A few quotes:
“No single type of a security safeguard can reliably stop all DoS attacks, and thus, enterprise DoS defense strategy must involve multiple components and safeguard types. “
“Denial-of-service attacks are in many regards different from other security issues organizations face. Unlike other attacks, where patches and locally installed security appliances can block an attack altogether, the defense calculus for denial of service is different because no organization can prevent or block all DoS attacks on its own.”
“Knowing the limits of your infrastructure under extreme network conditions is an important component of understanding what other DoS safeguards would be needed.”
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