Don't let attacks shut down your network
A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is when multiple computer systems attack an organizations resources and cause a denial of service for users. Denial of service is typically accomplished by flooding the targeted user’s network with superfluous requests in an attempt to overload systems and prevent some or all legitimate requests from being fulfilled. Segra’s DDoS Protection prevents these crippling attacks before they hit your network in real-time, to prevent disruptions. Many times, these cyber criminals demand a ransom to restore service.
- Filters internet traffic automatically
- Detects and stops attacks immediately
- Applies comprehensive protection analytics, which are continually updated
- Operates with Segra DIA Service, using a high-efficiency configuration
- Extends protection to new sites automatically
- Always on protection 24x7x365
- Mitigates threat at Segra Internet edge, prior to reaching customers network
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DDoS - Volumetric Attacks
A volumetric attacks goal is to flood a target with as much traffic as possible to prevent it from operating normally. To be successful, the volumetric DDoS attack only needs to take up enough of the targets Internet connection capacity to affect legitimate operations; a successful attack will be able to affect most or all of the target's clients. Some examples of a volumetric attack are Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)/User Datagram Protocol (UDP) packet floods, Spoofed packet floods and malformed packet floods.
With these DDoS styles of attacks continuing to get easier and with the amount of residential bandwidth continuing to grow at a fast rate, botnets will continue to become more powerful. Companies that do business on the Internet need to take these types of attacks seriously. More organizations need to have a DDoS solution as they continue to build out their networks and security systems. When using a DDoS protection service, all or most of the traffic going to and from a target network is routed through the protection services networking equipment. This service "scrubs" all of the potential threat DDoS traffic and forwards all valid traffic to the target's network.
Facts about Volumetric DDoS Attacks
DDoS attacks are occurring at an alarming frequency. They are designed to inflict a complete outage, degrade service, or make way for more threats. Malicious traffic carrying DDoS threats flow over service providers networks. Even more worrying is that most customers end up paying their providers for the bandwidth that delivers potentially dangerous Internet content.
What makes up a Volumetric Attack?
TCP Flood Attacks, HTTP GET/POST Floods, UDP Flood Attacks, UDP Fragmentation Attacks, ICMP Floods
Data protection is critical for companies of any size in any industry. Segra’s Hosted Firewall provides advanced network security protection, without consuming your IT resources. Segra, working with you, designs, configures, installs, manages and maintains the firewall solution for you, so you can focus on your core business.
Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS)
Segra’s Security Operations Center as a Service (SOCaaS) combines a powerful and scalable Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution. Along with our dedicated cybersecurity team, you have visibility and actionable intelligence in real-time, across your entire network. It reduces your risk and exposure, enabling your company to take action quickly before the spread of an attack and without the need for personnel investment, management and/or maintenance.