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4/15/2016
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Steve Zurier
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How To Prepare For A DDoS Attack: 10 Steps

Like a hurricane or a flood, a DDoS is a crisis. Follow these 10 steps to prepare for an attack before it hits.
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Step 1: Identify what services are really critical
 
Start by asking, what are the most business-critical services that are accessible via the Internet? What are the services in which the Internet really has to work? Some organizations, like a cement factory, can be offline for the better part of a day. But an online bank has to have the Internet functioning at all times. 

Understand that it's impossible to protect everything, so the company has to prioritize. Decide on what are the most critical services needed to maintain the organization's mission. The goal is to minimize the anxiety of what will or won't be restored. Start by coming to an agreement internally on the critical services that will be restored during an attack and develop a plan to keep those services up and running. 

Image Credit: thinkingofmarketing.com.au

Step 1: Identify what services are really critical

Start by asking, what are the most business-critical services that are accessible via the Internet? What are the services in which the Internet really has to work? Some organizations, like a cement factory, can be offline for the better part of a day. But an online bank has to have the Internet functioning at all times.

Understand that its impossible to protect everything, so the company has to prioritize. Decide on what are the most critical services needed to maintain the organizations mission. The goal is to minimize the anxiety of what will or wont be restored. Start by coming to an agreement internally on the critical services that will be restored during an attack and develop a plan to keep those services up and running.

Image Credit: thinkingofmarketing.com.au

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MatsS846
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4/15/2016 | 4:25:33 PM
11FU
11 pageloads to read one text?

ELEVEN pages?


Yeah...keep it!
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4/15/2016 | 10:48:23 AM
No thanks
Oh, interesting story let's check this out.

 

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