Application Layer Attacks – The New DDoS Battleground
DDoS attacks have been on the up for a number of years which has resulted in significant increases in the variety and availability of mitigation services designed to deal with such threats.
With advancements in attack techniques comes the requirement for mitigation providers to adapt detection and scrubbing methodologies. We see an inevitable future shift towards attack vectors which will be increasingly problematic for current defence methodologies to detect and mitigate.
In this paper we discuss how being prepared and knowing how your current DDoS mitigation solution and procedures will respond to such attacks is vital.