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Informative Facts About Denial of Service Attacks

Diagram - DDoS AttackHave you ever wondered what happens to a computer network when a denial of service (DoS) or distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack gets through a firewall? A lot can happen from the outcome of either attack; two possibilities being users having no availability to access the resources they need (resulting in the inability to be productive), and the computing infrastructure coming to a halt.

It helps to have an all-in-one source that can allow viewers to read more about the methods and motivation behind these types of attacks. The types of articles and content shown in this reference guide are to help make people aware of the two attacks: From specific examples and characteristics about them, to how they work and the security measure that can help stop and reduce their threats.

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