What is DDOS? It stands for Distributed Denial of Service. It's one of the most important and common cyber attacks -- the attacker overloads or "floods" the target Web site with thousands of requests at the same time to shut it down. To learn about the DDOS program, DDOS protect options and how to stop DDOS attacks, read below.
"Walker said that one of the key issues he has seen CSOs and CISOs express their concern about is the problem of DDoS attacks - which he predicts will only get worse in 2014, owing to the lack of defensive systems that most organisations have in place to guard against this type of attack.
The problem with denial of service attacks, he said, is not so much that people are not able to visit the company's web site or conduct business - bad though this issue is in revenue terms – but that brand reputation is damaged in the longer run:"