3 Drivers Behind the Increasing Frequency of DDoS Attacks

According to IDC Research’s recent US DDoS Prevention Survey, more than 50% of IT security decision makers said that their organization had been the victim of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack as many as 10 times in the past year.

For those who experienced an attack, more than 40% lasted longer than 10 hours. This statistic correlates with ATLAS findings, which show there were 7.5 million DDoS attacks in 2017 — a rate, says Cisco, that is increasing at roughly the same rate as Internet traffic.

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