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  • Writer's pictureAndré Wagener

How can monitoring services prevent DDoS?

Distributed Denial of Service commonly referred to as DDoS is a type of cyber-attack that interferes with the servers or applications connected through the internet. The DDoS attack is caused by flooding an unnecessary amount of traffic to cause disruptions in the system or website. The devices including IoT and computers get infected with malware that gives control of the device to the attacker.

The devices that are involved are called bots and a group of bots is known as a botnet. Once a botnet has been formed, the attackers get the power to attack each bot by remote instructions. When a botnet targets a server or network, the IP address of the target receives a request by each bot. This results in denial-of-service by causing overwhelming traffic on the server or network.

It’s difficult to separate the attack traffic from normal traffic because the bots are validated internet devices. The most common problem that occurs due to DDoS attack is the server or network becoming inoperable or slow. An excessive amount of traffic thrown on a site or system can cause performance-related issues that require thorough investigation. To prevent such attacks, regular monitoring services are required to be implemented.

Benefits of Monitoring Service Provider against DDoS-attack

Monitoring services can help in tracking systems that are under attack and also support in speeding up the operations. Due to the rapid growth of industry 4.0, more and more enterprises are opting for innovative technological solutions to make their businesses more efficient. However, exceeding technology comes with a price because the more complex business operations are, the more threatened they are in terms of security.

Organizations need to implement robust monitoring services offered by trusted providers. However, systems and servers can only be protected by implementing multi-level protection strategies provided by top IT monitoring solutions and services companies like MCG. These solutions and services include intrusion prevention and threat management systems that aim to implement defense techniques when under attack.

A service provider such as MCG also outsources solutions to small and medium sized businesses by keeping their security budgets within projected limits. We provide cloud-based solutions and keep the systems up-to-date by providing timely updates. In many cases, outdated systems are real culprits, especially the ones with loopholes. By regularly monitoring services, implementing strong network infrastructure, and new software updates, businesses can close doors to attackers.

Furthermore, a good service provider can keep track of KPIs and identify issues when the numbers seem unusual. The main concern for businesses is to have redundant network resources to perform operations on web and mobile applications under pressure. MCGs’ Application Performance Testing service is a cost-effective solution that helps in identifying, planning, and executing a test to validate the performance of the application.

Additionally, MCG provides customized IT monitoring solutions, training, and managed tool operations to clients to support in optimizing their performance in a secure environment. Such services help businesses to spread out the resources and protect them to perform routine tasks without affecting the KPIs. A trusted service provider is a need of a fast-growing internet world and for businesses that want to flourish by being technologically advanced.

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