Latest research from Neustar reveals across-the-board growth in attacks of all sizes
LONDON-Friday 27 March 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, announced that its Security Operations Center (SOC) saw a 168% increase in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in Q4 2019, compared with Q4 2018, and a 180% increase overall in 2019 vs. 2018. According to Neustar’s latest cyber threats and trends report, released today, the company saw DDoS attacks across all size categories increase in 2019, with attacks sized 5 Gbps and below seeing the largest growth. These small-scale attacks made up more than three quarters of all attacks the company mitigated on behalf of its customers in 2019.
DDoS attacks taking varied forms
In 2019, the largest threat Neustar mitigated, at 587 gigabits per second (Gbps), was 31% larger than the largest attack of 2018,
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