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Defending Educational Institutions Against High-Volume DDoS Attacks

Attacks on educational institutions have gained in frequency and effectiveness, with adversaries often employing automated attack generators.

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DDoS attacks on educational institutions can have wide and significant impacts, from disrupting the availability of online educational resources such as virtual classrooms and online exams, to interrupting university research activities. It is critical for educational institutions, from K-12 to colleges and universities, to have effective solutions in place to stop these attacks quickly and minimize their impacts. The most effective protection against dynamic multi-vector layer 3-7 attacks is a multi-layer hybrid solution comprising both on-prem and global cloud-based protection.