Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing in dealing with DDoS

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Thu Nov 5 13:07:23 CST 2009


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> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:
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> > Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
> >> DDoS is a threat to the cloud just as DDoS is a threat to any other
> >> service when you fail to implement protection. Our company recently
> >> put out a DDoS mitigated cloud product specifically for high risk
> >> clients.
> >>
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> > How about the cloud as a DDoS source?
> >
> 
> It's called a botnet.

Everything's called a botnet.

How about 'clotnet'?  :-)

... JG
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Joe Greco - sol.net Network Services - Milwaukee, WI - http://www.sol.net
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