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Denial of Service Cheat Sheet

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This article is focused on providing clear, simple, actionable defense guidance for preventing denial of service in your web applications. Denial of Service attacks are very common due to two factors :

  1. The significant prevalence of cloud and web services
  2. Easy to get testing tools to cause denial of service attacks.

Because it's very simple to launch the DOS attack, any web services don't have Anti-DOS defenses mitigation in place will be vulnerable to DOS attacks.

To avoid and mitigate DOS attack, both developers and operations engineering will need to have layered of defenese in place - a) Service: Input validation b) Web Host: c) Infrastructure:

This objective of the article is to provide a list of common techniques for preventing DOS attack regardless of technology and platforms.

Primary Defenses

Defense Option 1: xxxx

Defense Option 2: xxxx

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Authors and Primary Editors

Tony Hsu - hsiang_chih[at]

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