DDoS protection

Safeguard your assets from DDoS attacks and massive outages

Cyber attacks are becoming a larger problem for companies and organizations across every industry. Of particular concern is the growing number of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that can shut down servers, disrupt operations, render websites useless, and lead to unauthorized access and even data theft. Companies need to reconsider how to prevent DDoS attacks, since traditional defenses such as firewalls and intrusion-prevention systems are no longer enough.

In this increasingly connected world, companies need to develop strategies for blocking attacks and keeping their web sites running without disrupting operations. IBM’s managed web defense service helps you prevent DDoS attacks by routing traffic away from your infrastructure during an attack, therefore maintaining the availability and performance of your web properties. The service combines IBM security expertise with the cloud-based Kona Site Defender technology from Akamai to provide a multilayered, robust approach to DDoS protection that meets your bandwidth needs.


Managed web defense features

With IBM managed web defense service you get:

  • 'Always on' DDoS protection

    Absorbs and deflects DDoS attacks before they can affect your critical web properties

  • Around-the-clock monitoring

    Detects anomalies in network traffic that could be signs of an attack before they ever affect your critical web properties

  • Preparation and response consulting

    Provide deep expertise with readiness and incident-response plans

  • Cloud-based application firewall

    Blocks web attacks including SQL injections and cross-site scripting

  • Attack mitigation

    Expert security intelligence helps you proactively protect against threats

  • Improved availability

    Cloud-based services delivered by our dedicated team keep your business running through an attack


Why IBM?

Managed web defense service is part of IBM's managed security services suite that enable end-to-end security monitoring and management, better visibility, and increased efficiency while supporting multiple technologies, vendors, and devices. Our competitive pricing and delivery model are standardized across core services, offering increased flexibility based on service-level agreements to help you gain significant cost savings and facilitating a cumulative improvement in your security posture. We can help optimize your return on investment and offer highly customized services that are tailored to the needs of your enterprise.

 

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