Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks — What they are and why they're Important

DDoS attacks are the most important security concerns facing customers that are moving their applications to the cloud. Discover what DDOS attacks are, why they're important, and how Cyclotrons offerings can protect your business and customer-sensitive data.


What is DDoS?


Distributed denial of service attacks, also known as DDoS attacks, is a cybercrime where the attacker floods a server with internet traffic to prevent people from accessing connected online services and sites. This is a very common cyber-attack that is bad for a company's reputation as it discredits their skills and frustrates potential/current customers.


Discover some of the largest DDoS attacks here: https://www.a10networks.com/blog/5-most-famous-ddos-attacks/


When companies move their applications to the cloud, DDoS attacks are a huge concern. At Cyclotron, we believe in protecting both businesses and customer-sensitive data to avoid these attacks.


Impacts of DDoS attacks


According to Infosecurity Magazine, "The average cost of a DDoS attack in the US is around $218k without factoring in any ransomware costs."


How we prevent DDoS attacks

To prevent DDoS attacks, it is important to have accurate, automatic, and rapid protection. This involves having a solution that can monitor network traffic in real-time, for both small and large attacks.


At Cyclotron we secure your cloud or hybrid environment with cloud security solutions to meet the needs of the enterprise. We protect your data, apps, and infrastructure quickly with built-in security services in Azure that include unparalleled security intelligence to help identify rapidly evolving threats early—so you can respond quickly.














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