How to counteract another ‘Dyn-like’ attack

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Massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that target data centers, like last fall’s Dyn cyberattack, have the potential to disrupt internet-related services on a large scale and affect tens of millions of people. These attacks are especially worrisome for any enterprise relying on “as-a-service”, which begets the need to ensure as-a-service vendors can effectively respond to DDoS onslaughts. Jim Hurley, a distinguished analyst at technology research and advisory firm ISG, shares his insights on what enterprises using cloud-based as-a-services can do to work with their providers and reduce risks to their business from similar attacks.

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