Security Basics
RE: Re: DDoS protection Jun 18 2014 03:10PM
Lance Lassetter (lancelassetter gmail com)
What about Suricata or Snort IDS in IPS mode?

On Jun 18, 2014 8:43 AM, "Mikhail A. Utin" <mutin (at) commonwealthcare (dot) org [email concealed]> wrote:
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> As you indicated " Although we're small, We're an organization playing with ($,¥,�,£) exchanges" you are on client side rather than on server. If that is right, you do not need to bother with DDoS protection, which is against server side.
> Mikhail
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> Hi,
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> Thanks for your replies.
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> Noted the points raised by Jacint and Kelly Keeton. I appreciate that.
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> May I be kind to seek an opinion/ arguments suggesting if the In-house appliances are more "intelligent" thwarting the application level DOS/ DDoS attacks as compared to ISP provided DOS protection wherein it may even fail to detect them. or if there are other benefits owning an In-house product?
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> As far as Cons are concerned, I feel that the appliance may add some latency which may create issues wherein a latency of milliseconds count.
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> Although we're small, We're an organization playing with ($,¥,�,£) exchanges and heavily regulated by the Government.
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> Thanks,
> KT
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