DDOS defense system

DDoS Defense System (DDS)

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are weapons of mass disruption. Unlike access attacks that penetrate security perimeters to steal information, DDoS attacks paralyse Internet systems by swamping servers, network links and network devices (routers, firewalls, etc.) with bogus traffic.

DDoS is emerging as the weapon of choice for hackers, political “hacktivists” and international cyber-terrorists. Easily launched against limited defences, DDoS attacks not only target individual Web sites or other servers at the edge of the network – they subdue the network itself. Attacks have begun to explicitly target the network infrastructure, such as aggregation or core routers, or DNS servers in a provider’s network. In October 2002, a harbinger of future large-scale attacks was a crude DDoS attack that affected eight of the 13 root Domain Name Service (DNS) servers – critical systems serving as the roadmap for virtually all Internet communications.

Growing dependence on the Internet makes the impact of successful DDoS attacks – financial and otherwise – increasingly painful for service providers, enterprises and government agencies. Newer, more powerful DDoS tools promise to unleash even more destructive attacks in the months and years to come.

The Solution: DDS Services from Hyve

Hyve delivers a complete DDoS protection solution based on the principles of detection, diversion, verification and forwarding to ensure total protection. When a DDoS attack is launched against a victim protected by the solution, business continuity is maintained by:

  1. Detecting the DDoS attack
  2. Diverting the data traffic destined for the target device to a Riverhead appliance for treatment
  3. Analysing and filtering the bad data packets from the good data packets, preventing malicious traffic from impacting performance while allowing legitimate transactions to complete
  4. Forwarding the good traffic to maintain business continuity

Hyve DDS Features & Benefits

DDS from Hyve is an in-line security appliance that inspects network traffic, identifying floods and large numbers of connections and blocking them. The inspection performed by the DDS is performed in real time.

  • Detects and mitigates both traditional network-layer DDoS attacks and more advanced application-layer attacks, Specially crafted exploits and SYN floods
  • Leverages patented DDoS Defence algorithms and extensive rate-based protection mechanisms to block all forms of DDoS attack
  • Protects against billions of spam messages and requests to servers which can be used for crippling distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
  • Protects your network, allowing legitimate communications to pass without delay
  • Enables business continuity and availability
  • Ensures your organization’s investment in IT infrastructure
  • Through ReputationWatch, provides automated real-time defence against identified DDoS attack sources
  • With geo-location technology, enables enforcement of security policy based on national origin of IP addresses
  • Provides lowest latency and high throughput, even while under attack ensuring your websites availability
  • Protects against high bandwidth bills caused by attacks instead of genuine traffic
  • Protects against outbound attacks, often caused by viruses and malicious software on your own server
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