In this jointly developed white paper from Fortinet and Ixia, you'll learn the basics of a DDoS attack, methods to mitigate them, and how to thoroughly test your defenses.
Topics discussed include:
- How DDoS attacks work;
- Layer 3, 4 and 7 DDoS attack types and how they disable your network resources;
- How to choose the right DDoS mitigation solution, including ISPs, DDoS service providers, and dedicated hardware appliances;
- Why you need to regularly test your DDoS vulnerabilities;
- How to develop a DDoS mitigation testing plan and key things that need to be addressed;
- A review of testing options from free software-based tools to dedicated testing appliances.