Managing the Risks of DDoS Attacks: Is Your Organization’s IT Department Prepared?

Launching a DDoS attack has become an easy and inexpensive way to cause havoc at a bank or other organization. Organizations need to prepare for these attacks by building the appropriate controls into their external-facing infrastructure. Taking a layered approach of detective and preventive controls in conjunction with a robust incident response plan will better prepare an organization to minimize monetary and reputation risks by being able to react quickly and effectively to an attack.