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DDoS Protection

Detect and mitigate DDoS threats quickly and effectively. Verisign’s cloud-based monitoring and superior attack mitigation capabilities provide a scalable solution to combat today’s increasingly complex DDoS attacks.

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What is a DDoS Attack?

Definition: a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is a malicious attempt to bring down networks, web-based applications, or services by overwhelming these resources with too much data or impairing them in some other way.

Impacts of DDoS Attacks on Your Business

Revenue Loss

Revenue losses

Downtime affects your bottom line. Based on industry surveys, the average cost of downtime is $5,600/minute, or over $300K/hour.1

Productivity Loss

Productivity loss

When critical network systems are shut down, your workforce’s productivity comes to a halt.

Reputation Damage

Reputation Damage

Your brand suffers if customers can’t access your site or become casualties of a data breach.



Attacks are becoming more advanced and now include stolen funds, customer data, and intellectual property.

1Andrew Lerner,"The Cost of Downtime," (12 November 2014)

3 Stats about DDoS Attacks:

Attack sizes grew 7% from Q4 2014 to Q1 2015

Attack activity grew 85% in Q4 2015 compared to Q4 2014

Media & Entertainment were 23% of DDoS attacks in Q4

62% of attacks peaked at more than one Gbps

One-third of all mitigations were for the IT/Cloud/SAAS industry

1/3 of all mitigations were for the IT/Cloud/SaaS industry

Get more of the latest DDoS Trends from the Verisign Q4 Trends Report