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Rise In DDoS Attack Size


Global research hasrevealedthe scale and quantity of DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks increased significantly across 2018 with attacks reaching 400Gbps in size or larger.

EfficientIPsecures brands including Netflix, IKEA and the London Stock Exchange against exactly these types of attacks.

Specialists in network security with expert knowledgeinDDoS attacks, its latestGlobal DNS Threat Reportshows:

  • Although attacks 400Gbps or larger now occur, they only represent 5% of attacks. The majority are between 5 and 10Gbps. Not as powerful but still enough to cause significant damage.
  • The average attack has increased 57% incost from $455,000 in 2017 to $715,000 in 2018.
  • 23% businesses suffer brand damage and 22% lose sensitive customer information

Ronan David, VP of Business Development atEfficientIP:

“Distributed Denial of Service attacks (DDoS) are one of the most well-known forms of using DNS, Domain Name Systems, to mount an attack on a network. This kind of attack can...(continued)

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