This week’s top story picks from the Kentik team.
DDoS attacks and their mitigation efforts are all over the news this week. A new Wired feature talks about how streaming giant Netflix tests against these disruptive attacks. Analyst firm Frost & Sullivan talks about how service providers need better DDoS mitigation. And new Kaspersky Lab research recognized a Chinese telecom as seeing the biggest DDoS attack in Q2. Also in the news this week, China and Russia both cracked down on VPN usage.
Here are those headlines and more: