A global trend “Hacktivizm” emerging with the attacks carried out by groups like Anonymous, LulzSec, etc. has become the nightmare of state institutions. The first platform to protest the government policies is institutional web sites.
Web pages of public institutions and e-government applications that they serve to the citizens are designated as primary target at DDoS attacks that cyber hackers and activists carry out jointly, for political reasons.
Web pages of public institutions and e-government applications that they serve to the citizens are designated as primary target at DDoS attacks that cyber hackers and activists carry out jointly, for political or strategic reasons.
Today, with the proliferation of communication networks and increase of access opportunities, social media is being used as a political platform. Social media is selected as the platform where the government policies are criticized or opposed. Successful DDoS attacks carried out by cyber hacker gangs (Anonymous, Lulzsec, etc.) that organize via social media cause the reduction of confidence in the government institutions and loss of prestige of the institutions.
It is essential to plan the disaster scenarios and take the necessary measures before opening the service to internet environment for business sustainability in order to avoid interruption-sourced damages, loss of prestige and confidence of institutional web sites and e-government applications. You can take measures with HARPP DDoS Mitigator and if requested, with DDoS CERT service, you can ensure 365 days 7/24 monitoring of the service and intervention by the expert teams.