New Age Cyber Threat Mitigation for Cloud Computing Networks

DDoS Attacks, New DDoS Taxonomy, And Mitigation Solutions

Author(s): Akashdeep Bhardwaj *

Pp: 84-96 (13)

DOI: 10.2174/9789815136111123010009

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)


Cloud computing has started to gain acceptance for adoption and implementation among organizations, however, this new technology area has already started to deal with security, performance, and availability challenges. Within Cloud Security issues being paramount for corporates, and private enterprises, the denial of service attacks are rated as the highest priority threat to the cloud environments. This chapter presents a review of the academic literature research work on the DDoS attack on the Cloud, introduces a new DDoS Classification taxonomy, and proposes parameters for determining an effective DDoS solution.

Keywords: Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, DoS, DDoS, Distributed Denial of Service, ICMP Flood.

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