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Re: Proactive steps to prevent DDOS?
At 9:27 AM +0200 1/29/01, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
At 12:52 27/01/01 -0500, Jeff Ogden wrote: --Look into the systems that are being developed and starting to become available that help automate the work to diagnose DDOS attacks. Encourage your up streams to do the same.I know of just Asta Networks: Asta Networks claims cure for denial-of-service attacks, Jan 17, 2001 http://www.nwfusion.com/news/2001/0117ddos.html Firm eyes DOS attacks, Jan 22, 2001 http://www.nwfusion.com/archive/2001/115979_01-22-2001.html Can you elaborate on others you may know? -Hank
Yes, Asta is one.
There is a DARPA funded research project called Lighthouse at the University of Michigan that is working in this area. Merit has been involved mostly by giving them access to traffic on a real operational network. See:
I understand that there are other DARPA funded efforts working on different aspects of the DOS problem (automatic detection, trace back, counter measures).
Take a look at "Networking & Distributed Systems" under
In particular see: