A recognizable, distinguishing pattern associated with an attack, such as a binary string in a virus or a particular set of keystrokes used to gain unauthorized access to a system.
Arbor Edge Defense
Arbor Edge Defense (AED) is an inline security defense appliance deployed at the network perimeter (i.e. between the internet router and network firewall). It automatically detects and stops both inbound DDoS threats acting as the first and last line of defense.