With the issue last week with Census getting DDoS attacked, it is a great time to be thinking about your own DC Internet gateway or your clients big Internet connections. What is DDoS? Any business that operates online is at risk of being targeted by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. Threats come in many different forms, the most common being a volumetric attack where compromised internet-connected devices are engaged to overwhelm a target server or website. Why? What is the cost to your organisation if your website/gateway to the web is taken offline during a critical period? What is DDoS Protect? DDoS Protect is the premium level of DDoS support, focused on providing automatic detection and mitigation of DDoS attacks. DDoS protection ensures IP Transit customers enjoy the performance for which the network is renowned, while providing visibility and control over the events and ensure your website remains online. How do I get DDoS protect? Very simple, any Internet service with Datcom can have DDoS protect added at a very cost effective rate. Contact us today for a quote.