In their Q3 2015 report, Akamai Technologies noticed a dramatic rise in Distributed Denial-of-Service
(DDoS) attacks. These attacks rose 23% from the previous quarter and jumped a dramatic 180% from Q3 2014.
What is behind the increase in distributed denial-of-service attacks and the damage they cause?
Listen to our latest Security Slice podcast and hear Tim Erlin
, Tyler Reguly
and Lane Thames
discuss why DDoS attacks target specific industries, why many ISPs are ignoring existing mitigation technology, and the surprising similarities between these types of attacks and email spam.