Cybersecurity , DDoS , DDoS Attacks

Defending Against Next-Generation DDoS Attacks

Gary Sockrider of Netscout Arbor on Mitigation Techniques
Gary Sockrider, principal security technologist, Netscout Arbor

DDoS attacks have increased significantly in scale via IoT botnet attacks. Gary Sockrider of Netscout Arbor discusses best practices for dealing with this significant threat.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud & Breach Prevention Summit: Toronto, Larson discusses:

  • Key operational challenges in today's DDoS attacks;
  • Mitigating DDoS botnet attacks by securing and segmenting IP-enabled network devices;
  • Disaster planning for the worst case scenario DDoS attack.

Sockrider, principal security technologist at Netscout Arbor, has over 25 years of technology experience and a security focus. Prior to joining Arbor in 2012, he worked at Cisco Systems and held previous positions with Avaya and Cable & Wireless.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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