RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (5/3/13)--CO-OP Financial Services has released a white paper offering credit unions advice on fending off Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.
The white paper, "A Risk Based Approach to DDoS Protection for Credit Unions and Credit Union Service Organizations," is written by Ray Zadjmool, president and principal consultant of Tevora, a Lake Forest, Calif., information assurance consulting firm with a focus on compliance, risk management and solutions integration.
DDoS involves using an army of hijacked computers to overwhelm a site with so many requests for attention that it's unable to respond to legitimate requests and thus becomes unavailable. It has become a popular method to make a political or ideological point in which the target is some kind of symbol.
The paper makes four recommendations for combating DDoS:
To download the paper, use the link.