Security

Justifying a Policy Based Approach for DDoS Remediation: A Case Study

Date Added: Jun 2010
Format: PDF

Following the outbreak of conflict between Russia and Georgia and the infamous collapse of the Estonian network infrastructure in 2007, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have emerged as a new political weapon. In response to this, and anticipating the vulnerability of banking, energy and communications systems to Internet attacks, the US government, NATO and many other technology-oriented organizations have started initiatives to strengthen cyber defence and improve resilience in both military and public infrastructure.