Gartner Research

Leverage Your Network Design to Mitigate DDoS Attacks

Published: 17 July 2013

ID: G00253330

Analyst(s): Andrew Lerner , Lawrence Orans


Network and security personnel must limit their organizations' exposure to distributed denial of service attacks. This research identifies a network-centric approach to mitigate the impact of these attacks, with limited additional cost.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Organizations Should Segregate Internet Access for High-Probability Targets
    • Implementation Requirements
    • Additional Benefits
  • Organizations Should Invest in Protecting Their DNS Infrastructure
  • Network and Security Personnel Should Implement Internet and DNS Architecture Changes as a Component of a Layered DDoS Strategy

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