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RE: Re: DDoS protection Jun 18 2014 03:10PM
Lance Lassetter (lancelassetter gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: Re: DDoS protection Jun 19 2014 04:50PM
Kellstr (kellstr gmail com) (2 replies)
Re: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 02:47PM
Hartley, Christopher J. (hartley 87 osu edu) (1 replies)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 04:56PM
Wagner, Brett (Brett Wagner bowheadsupport com) (2 replies)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 06:49PM
Sardina, Dominick (Dominick Sardina pseg com) (2 replies)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 23 2014 04:02PM
Mikhail A. Utin (mutin commonwealthcare org) (1 replies)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 25 2014 10:56AM
Marios Stylianou (styllosmarios gmail com) (1 replies)
Re: DDoS protection Jun 25 2014 12:52PM
Comp Pycho (computer pycho gmail com) (1 replies)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 25 2014 01:36PM
Mikhail A. Utin (mutin commonwealthcare org)
RE: DDoS protection Jun 23 2014 02:47PM
Phillip Lofaso (Phillip Lofaso prihcs com)
Re: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 05:46PM
Kellstr (kellstr gmail com)
RE: Re: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 02:40PM
Mikhail A. Utin (mutin commonwealthcare org) (1 replies)
RE: Re: DDoS protection Jun 20 2014 06:47PM
Sardina, Dominick (Dominick Sardina pseg com) (1 replies)
Mikhail , size doesnâ??t matter.

Just because an entity is small does not mean they will also be exempt from a DDOS.

Thatâ??s like saying, security through obscurity is a good practice and hidden assets will never be discovered. Tisk tisk....dont think that way.

As far as the cloud, the cloud will NEVER BE SECURE.

Regards,

Dominick

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Sent: Friday, June 20, 2014 10:40 AM

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Subject: RE: Re: DDoS protection

Hello World,

It was interesting discussion, but some people missed that the company in question is SMALL. Do you guys think anybody will waste DDoS resources to target a small company? And pay for that? So far I have not seen such paranoid hackers.

Mikhail Utin, CISSP

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Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:50 PM

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Subject: Re: Re: DDoS protection

Disclaimer: I work for a company which offers a DDoS Protection Service.

The advantage of a service "in the cloud" is that if an attack exceeds your circuit bandwidth the provider will be able to drop the malicious traffic. That cannot be done at your premise. Both Arbor and Radware offer strong appliances that can clean up smaller attacks at your premise and can send a signal to the provider if they support that service. You can block traffic using IPS's but keep in mind they are not designed for a volumetric attack and may be overwhelmed.

On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:10 AM, Lance Lassetter <lancelassetter (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:

> 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:

>>

>> 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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>> Sent: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:49 AM

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>> Subject: Re: Re: DDoS protection

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>> Hi,

>>

>> Thanks for your replies.

>>

>> Noted the points raised by Jacint and Kelly Keeton. I appreciate that.

>>

>> 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.

>>

>> Thanks,

>> KT

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RE: Re: DDoS protection Jun 23 2014 01:32AM
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