3.2 - Discussion: DDoS Attacks

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Discuss

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  • What is a Distributed Denial of Service Attack?
    • How can such an attack be mitigated?
  • Conduct research to find some media reports of DDoS attacks that made it into the news.
    • In the reports that you find, try to determine whether or not the offenders were apprehended and/or punished.
    • What punishment did they receive?
    • As a present or future leader in your organization, what will you do about DDoS attacks?

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Running head: DDOS ATTACKS

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Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
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Distributed Denial of Service Attacks

A Distributed Denial of Service Attack is an attack where various computer systems
have been compromised and are used to attack a target like a server to cause a denial of
service to the users of the system. The incoming messages and the server connection requests
will be so many that the system cannot handle. In some cases, it crashes and eventually shuts
down causing a denial of se...


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