D/DoS mitigation hardware/software needed.

Stefan Fouant sfouant at shortestpathfirst.net
Tue Jan 5 06:16:39 UTC 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hank Nussbacher [mailto:hank at efes.iucc.ac.il]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 1:02 AM
> On Tue, 5 Jan 2010, Stefan Fouant wrote:
> > Almost all of the scalable DDoS mitigation architectures deployed in
> > carriers or other large enterprises employ the use of an offramp
> method.
> > These devices perform a lot better when you can forward just the
> subset of
> > the traffic through as opposed to all.  It just a simple matter of
> using
> > static routing / RTBH techniques / etc. to automate the offramp.
> That said, what are all those ISPs doing now that Cisco has stopped
> developing the Guard?

Well of course, moving to Arbor haha... eased in part by a little Cisco
initiative called Clean Pipes 2.0 :)

Stefan Fouant, CISSP, JNCIE-M/T
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