How to Prepare Your Infrastructure for DDoS Mitigation

How to Prepare Your Infrastructure for DDoS Mitigation

In this jointly developed white paper from Fortinet and Ixia, you'll learn the basics of a DDoS attack, methods to mitigate them, and how to thoroughly test your defenses.

Topics discussed include:

  • How DDoS attacks work;
  • Layer 3, 4 and 7 DDoS attack types and how they disable your network resources;
  • How to choose the right DDoS mitigation solution, including ISPs, DDoS service providers, and dedicated hardware appliances;
  • Why you need to regularly test your DDoS vulnerabilities;
  • How to develop a DDoS mitigation testing plan and key things that need to be addressed;
  • A review of testing options from free software-based tools to dedicated testing appliances.

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