Key Trends From Recent DDoS Attack Mitigations

Key Trends From Recent DDoS Attack Mitigations

DDoS attacks are complex and unpredictable, making human intervention and expertise essential to mitigation. In Q4 2016, one internet security organization observed an 167% increase in the average DDoS attack peak size from 2015. While deploying attack mitigations, they also observed that 52% of attacks were User Datagram Protocol (UDP) floods, and 86% of attacks employed multiple attack types.

Download this report to learn valuable DDoS attack trends learned from mitigation efforts:

  • Media and Entertainment organizations experienced an average attack size of 25.5 Gbps;
  • The public sector experienced 32% of total attacks;
  • The IT Services/Cloud/SaaS industry continued to suffer the largest number of attacks.

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