The pace of digital transformation has accelerated significantly during COVID-19 pandemic, alongside the adoption of cloud services. Bad actors, now more than ever, continuously look for ways to take applications offline. Azure DDoS Protection Standard provides enhanced DDoS mitigation features to defend against DDoS attacks.
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In our 2020 distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) retrospective, we highlighted shifts in the very active cyberthreat landscape. With the huge surge in internet activity, particularly with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, DDoS attacks have ramped up significantly in both volume and complexity.
2020 was a year unlike any other, it brought major disruptions to both the physical and digital worlds, and these changes are also evident in the cyberthreat landscape. The prevalence of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks in 2020 has grown more than 50 percent with increasing complexity and significant increase in the volume of DDoS traffic.
As we approach the holiday season and bring in thoughts of good cheers, many companies are faced with an elevated risk of cyber-attacks. What makes the holidays such an enticing time for hackers is the combination of an increase in traffic volume due to an uptick in eCommerce that helps disguise hackers from detection, and reduced staff.
This week is Microsoft Build 2018, our premiere event of the year for our gifted developer audience. With a strong appetite for technology and a desire to learn and immerse themselves in new ways to…
Today we are excited to announce the general availability of the Azure DDoS Protection Standard service in all public cloud regions. This service is integrated with Azure Virtual Networks...
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are one of the top availability and security concerns we hear from customers moving their applications to the cloud. The number of documented DDoS attacks grew 380% in Q1 2017 over Q1 2016 according to data from Nexusguard...