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DDoS Attacks a Major Concern For UK's Business

3:38 pm on Jun 30, 2014 (gmt 0)

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This is one of those things that sit on the back burner until it is forced to the fore by an attack.

How may of you have systems and procedures in place should an attack occur?

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are a growing concern for UK organisations, according to a global study on disruptive cyber attacks commissioned by BT.

More than half of UK organisations polled said their systems had been taken down for more than six hours in the past year, according to the survey carried out by Vanson Bourne in May 2014.

The research reveals that 41% of organisations globally were hit by DDoS attacks in the past year, with more than three-quarters of those reporting two or more attacks.DDoS Attacks a Major Concern For UK's Business [computerweekly.com]

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