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Can your firewall and IPS block DDoS attacks?

May 21, 2013 — by Ronen Kenig10

More and more organizations realize that DDoS threats should receive higher priority in their security planning. However, many still believe that the traditional security tools such as firewalls and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) can help them deal with the DDoS threat. This post explains why organizations should not count on their firewall and IPS when it comes to mitigating DDoS attacks.