Not all DDoS protection is created equal.

DDoS mitigation with points-of-presence in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago and Amsterdam protecting you from the largest and most advanced DDoS attacks.

Sharktech's Network
Intrusion Detection System

Sharktech protects against multi-layered DDoS attacks—with predictable and flat pricing regardless of attack size and duration. All attack traffic that would otherwise directly hit your network infrastructure is automatically routed to Sharktech’s global Anycast network of data centers.

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What type of attacks can
Sharktech's DDoS protection stop?
  • TCP SYN+ACK
  • TCP FIN
  • TCP RESET
  • TCP ACK
  • TCP ACK+PSH
  • TCP Fragment
  • UDP
  • Slowloris
  • Spoofing
  • ICMP
  • IGMP
  • HTTP Flood
  • Brute Force
  • Connection Flood
  • DNS Flood
  • NXDomain
  • Ping of Death
  • Smurf
  • Reflected ICMP & UDP
  • Mixed SYN + UDP or ICMP + UDP Flood
Remote Network
DDoS Protection

Sharktech’s Remote Network DDoS Protection detects and mitigates advanced attacks that exploit applications, web servers, and DNS server vulnerabilities, hit-and-run attacks and large botnet threats.

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Always On

Scrub all traffic, all of the time. Otherwise, scrub select traffic, all of the time.

OR
At the time of attack

A great insurance policy: scrub traffic only when a DDoS attack is detected.

Options Considerations Impact
No DDoS Protection
  •   Knocked offline for hours or days
  •   Risk of all traffic being null routed
  •   Possibly of being asked to leave network
  •   Loss of revenue and brand tarnishment
Self-Implemented Dedicated DDoS Hardware
  •   Extremely costly
  •   Requires Significant Network Upgrades
  •   Requires a Specialized Network Administrator with DDoS Experience
  •   Hundreds of thousands of dollars in hardware, potentially millions in network upgrades

DDoS Attack Protection

  •   Detects and blocks DDoS Attacks
  •   No software or hardware required
  •   Free with all hosted services
  •   Upgradeable in industry-leading 100Gbps
  •   Protected.
  •   Always online.

Remote DDoS Attack Protection

In addition to all of the benefits of Sharktech’s inline DDoS protection:

  •   No migration required.
  •   Always on filtration or at the time of attack.
  •   No mitigation.
  •   All DDoS attacked stopped before reaching your network.

FAQ

Overview
Gone are the days of an organization being targeted solely by elite hackers. Today, an aggressor needn’t be a hacker at all: The high school student across the street, a disgruntled employee, or the customer who had an unfortunate experience with your organization can all shutter your online availability with DDoS attacks.
What is a DDoS Attack?
Imagine an unruly individual who requests junk mail to be sent to a victim’s home. A lot of junk mail. The victim’s mailbox soon become overwhelmed. As the mail scales (akin to a DDoS attack strengthening), the mail carrier is going to become overwhelmed. Soon enough, the local post once, the regional post once and so forth, will all become overwhelmed. The transit of all mail, both the good and the junk, becomes gridlocked.
Who can launch a DDoS Attack?
Thanks to the advent and growing popularity of cybercrime-as-a-service, the process of launching DDoS attacks is now effortless and nontechnical. Attack tools are developed in an open-source environment and rapidly evolve. They have become more available and less expensive—even free—and as a result, DDoS attacks have grown in frequency and scale.
What was it like in the past?
In the past, hackers—who inhabited only the darkest corners of the web—were required to master many technical challenges to wield a DDoS attack. First, malware needed to be developed and spread, thereby infecting and gathering machines into a botnet. A botnet, the very epicenter of a DDoS attack, is a network of computers controlled as a group without the owner’s’ knowledge. Then, from the command line (often IRC), the hacker commanded the botnet to attack anyone of their choosing.
What is it like today?
Today, with only an email address and a method of payment (a major credit card, PayPal or Bitcoin will do just fine), DDoS cyber crime-as-a-service portals (otherwise referred to as booters) can be subscribed to and DDoS attacks launched. As simple as it is to sign up to Net ix and watch a movie, anyone can subscribe to a DDoS portal, select a type of attack and enter the victim’s domain or IP address to target.
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