5 tips to combat DDoS attacks

Distributed denial-of-service attacks have become a downright pandemic for many businesses. Sometimes, as Continuity Central pointed out, these threats are motivated by political or ideological causes. At other times, the attacker is simply hoping to make headlines by targeting high-profile enterprises. Whatever the reasons behind them, DDoS incursions are a serious threat to the data of businesses, homes and governments alike.

On the consumer side of things, new research by Nominum found that 24 million home routers have already been exposed to DDoS attacks. It’s a safe bet that these sorts of numbers will only continue to climb moving forward. The fact is that DDoS is becoming an increasingly common concern for data loss prevention strategies, and enterprises need to come up with a firm plan of action to ward off the potentially destructive effects of such threats.



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