IT Security Pros Forecast DDoS Attack Escalation

STEPHANIE WEAGLE | August 8, 2017

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Corero recently surveyed some 100 IT security professionals at the InfoSecurity Europe conference in London last month, and their outlook on DDoS threat is bleak. Many of the survey responders expect to see a significant escalation of DDoS attacks during the year ahead, with 38% predicting that there could even be worldwide Internet outages during 2017. But reassuringly, the vast majority of security teams (70%) are already taking steps to stay ahead of these threats, such as putting business continuity measures in place to allow their organizations to continue operating in the event of worldwide attacks.

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