The Rise and Fall of DDoS Attacks in 2012 presented at Hacktivity 2012

by Steve Mulhearn,

Tags: Security

Summary : Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) have been on the rise over the past 12 months both in terms of volume, variety, impact and media interest. In this presentation we detail the trends observed so far in 2012 and make a prediction for the future. So informed, the presentation explores the various approaches and techniques that can be deployed to mitigate such attacks whilst remaining in the realm of reality of budgets and manpower.