DDoS attacks have evolved for over the last 10 years becoming more sophisticated and significant threat to critical public-facing web operations. Ultimately, the perpetrators’ motivations are more alarming for a wide range of organizations including online money-making operations, critical public
infrastructures, enterprise networks, e-government operations and agencies.

Any organization that conducts online business or has distinctive investments in their online reputation is a potential target. While many organizations are highly concerned about the DDoS threat, few organizations have specific tools for detecting and defeating the attacks completely.

Despite popular belief, the traditional stand-alone measures such as Firewall/IPS appliances implemented within most organizations or the recommended solutions of Internet Service Providers (ISP) and cloud scrubbing centers are insufficient to detect and mitigate today’s highly sophisticated