Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks today are targeting businesses of all sizes and types. This article provides an expert overview of common methods of DDoS attacks and four main ways enterprises and providers of web applications can protect themselves and their customers from falling victim to this type of attack.
Currently, there are four main types of "protection" from DDoS attacks that are covered in this paper:
- Specialized on-premises equipment;
- Using your Internet Service Provider(ISP;
- Using a specialized cloud DDoS mitigation provider;