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Retailers, prepare wisely: DDoS remains a holiday threat


Think smaller DDoS attacks aren't a real threat? Think again Distributed Denial of Service attacks are getting smaller -- but they're still getting more dangerous.

No, Virginia, there's no denying there is a Santa Claus. There's also no denying the threat that distributed denial of service (DDoS) presents to retailers and eCommerce sites during the holidays.

Nothing says "happy holidays" like a multivector DDoS attack against your digital properties during the busiest shopping season of the year. Like holiday spending activity, industry DDoS attack metrics are difficult to predict. Volumes can trend upward and then mysteriously die ...


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