April 2016 Security Operations Center Report
The Neustar Security Operations Center (SOC) is on the front-line in the fight against DDoS attacks. With attacks ranging from multi-vector to using DNSSEC as an amplifier, the Neustar SOC defended countless assaults while compiling attack trends and techniques.
Some attack trends:
- Persistent use of multi-vector attacks to probe defenses for vulnerabilities
- 32% of attacks occurred in Q4, just in time for Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season
- Notable technique differences between novice and veteran attackers