Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center Publishes DDoS Quick Guide

The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS') National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) has published a DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) Quick Guide. The guide, which contains possible attack methods per OSI (Open System Interconnection) layer as well as the potential impact and the applicable recommended mitigation strategies and relevant hardware, can be found here. The guide also provides possible DDoS traffic type descriptions.

Please note that the advisory is provided by DHS "as is" for informational purposes only. DHS does not provide any warranties of any kind regarding any information contained within. The DHS does not endorse any commercial product or service referenced in the advisory or otherwise.

The link to the DDoS Quick Guide was provided to NASCUS by the Financial Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC), of which NASCUS is a member.

 

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