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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 75% in Q2 2016 compared to Q2 2015

Attack sizes grew 7% from Q4 2014 to Q1 2015

75% of attacks peaked at more than 1 Gbps

Attack sizes grew 7% from Q4 2014 to Q1 2015

Almost 1/2 of all mitigations were for the IT/Cloud/SaaS industry

Get more of the latest trends from the Verisign Q2 DDoS Trends Report