A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) (pronounced dēˌdôs) attack is arguably one of the most malicious types of cyber threats. They are relatively simple, so even a novice cyber ne’er-do-well can cause harm and havoc for their target. A DDoS attack’s express purpose is to shut down or otherwise incapacitate the target’s online systems. In this article, successful investor and tech enthusiast, Dan Calugar will discuss several ways banks and financial institutions can protect their assets and prevent DDoS attacks. Originally called Denial of Service (DoS) attacks because the disruptive traffic originated from a single computer. The word “distributed” ...Read more

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