In the context of DDoS defense, inadvertent forwarding of illegitimate network traffic directed towards servers/applications/services/infrastructure which are under protection
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.