Fraud Management & Cybercrime

2021 DDoS Attack Trends: Year in Review

2021 was an exceptionally busy year for attackers — and Q4’21 led the charge in terms of the number of attacks observed. For example, December 2021 alone recorded more attacks than all of those observed in either of the first two quarters of the year.

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From record-breaking volumetric DDoS attacks launched by historically large swarms of botnets, to massive ransomware and ransom DDoS campaigns that interrupted aspects of critical infrastructure around the world, DDoS was the focal point of network security for many organizations in 2021.

As attackers continue to evolve their techniques and get more brazen with their attacks, how can organizations protect their network infrastructure?

Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about:

  • Q4’21 DDoS trends (with a look back on some major DDoS events);
  • Ransom DDoS attacks: what are they and how can you stay protected;
  • What organizations can do to make the impact of DDoS attacks a thing of the past.

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