Detect and respond to DDoS threats quickly. Verisign’s cloud-based monitoring and mitigation services provide a scalable solution to today’s increasingly complex DDoS attacks.Request a Quote
April – June 2014
The average attack size increased 216% to 12.42 Gbps from the previous quarter, which represents a 291% increase over the same quarter last year.
Verisign saw an increase in volumetric DDoS scale, with attacks reaching 300 Gbps and 24 Mpps at peak for UDP floods and about 35 Gbps and 91 Mpps for TCP.
In Q2 2014, attackers continue to target verticals beyond Financial Services which were the most-attacked vertical in 2013. Media and Entertainment was the most frequently attacked vertical in Q2 2014, followed by IT Services / Cloud / SaaS.
The largest DDoS event Verisign observed and mitigated in Q2 2014 weighed in at 300 Gbps, and was directed against a Media and Entertainment Services customer. Read more