security-contact

Cloud Infographic: Security And DDoS

Security, Security, Security!!

Get use to it as we’ll be hearing more and more of this in the coming years. Collaborative security efforts from around the world must start as sometimes it feels there is a sense of Fait Accompli, that it’s simply too late to feel safe in this digital age. We may not be able to completely fix the issues with security prevention, but we can do a much better job recognizing patterns before disaster strikes. There does however need to be a more globally concerted effort in order to make this work. At this time, there are simply too many security companies working independently as opposed to really challenging this issue together.

This morning, we’ve come across an infographic found over at Black Lotus covering one of the more terrifying areas of security – DDoS. We’ve all heard about it, and many have had the misfortune of being a victim of it.

Some of their findings:

  • 61 percent of providers feel that DDoS is a threat to their businesses.
  • Only 16 percent of the providers surveyed indicated that they had been rarely or never hit by a DDoS attack.
  • The top three industries with customers affected by DDoS attacks are managed hosting solutions (MHS), voice over IP (VoIP) and platform as a service (PaaS).
  • In case of a DDoS attack, 34 percent of the surveyed providers remove the targeted customer, and 52 percent temporarily null route or block the problem customer.
  • 64 percent of PaaS providers have been impacted by DDoS.
  • 56 percent of MHS providers have been impacted by DDoS.
  • 52 percent of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers have been impacted by DDoS
  • Black-Lotus_Service

CloudTweaks

Established in 2009, CloudTweaks is recognized as one of the leading authorities in cloud connected technology information, resources and thought leadership services.

Contact us for a list of our leading programs.

CONTRIBUTORS

Cyber Security Tips For Digital Collaboration

Cyber Security Tips For Digital Collaboration

Cyber Security Tips October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month – a joint effort by the Department of Homeland Security ...
The ID Federation: What Technology Can Displace The Password?

The ID Federation: What Technology Can Displace The Password?

The Future Password Many people shout that the password is dead or should be killed dead. The password could be ...
Part 1 - Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory

Part 1 – Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory

In an earlier article we discussed what technology can displace the password. The proposition of Expanded Password System (EPS) that ...
Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day (Cue The Parade)!

Data Privacy Day On Sunday, January 28, the United States, Canada, India and 47 European countries will celebrate Data Privacy ...
The Cloudification of Healthcare: Benefits and Risks

The Cloudification of Healthcare: Benefits and Risks

Cloud Healthcare: Benefits and Risks Many organizations are moving most of their business-critical applications and workloads to the cloud. The ...
Lavabit, Edward Snowden and the Legal Battle For Privacy

Lavabit, Edward Snowden and the Legal Battle For Privacy

The Legal Battle For Privacy In early June 2013, Edward Snowden made headlines around the world when he leaked information ...
Having Your Cybersecurity And Eating It Too

Having Your Cybersecurity And Eating It Too

The Catch 22 The very same year Marc Andreessen famously said that software was eating the world, the Chief Information ...
Security Audits, Cyberattacks and other Potential Front Line Issues

Security Audits, Cyberattacks and other Potential Front Line Issues

Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other ...
Part 2 - Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory

Part 2 – Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory

Identity Assurance by Our Own Volition and Memory We believe that the reliable identity assurance (See part 1) must be ...
Secure Business Agility

Why Information Security Need to be Empowered to Manage Data Breaches

Manage Data Breaches 2017 saw over 2 dozen major security breaches in 2017.  While the public may have grown numb to ...