Cloud increases chance of denial-of-service attacks, report warns
The eighth annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report from security provider Arbor Networks has revealed how cloud services and data centres are “increasingly victimised” by cyber attackers.
The report, which looked at a 12 month period ending September 2012, asked nearly 200 security-based questions to 130 respondents in the enterprise and network operator fields.
The key points of the research were:
- 94% of data centre operators reported security attacks
- 76% had suffered distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks towards their customers, whilst...