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RE: ICANN Targets DDoS Attacks

  • From: H. Michael Smith, Jr.
  • Date: Tue Oct 29 10:05:33 2002

Source address verification at access layer and rate limiting icmp would
be fine starts.


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On Behalf Of
fingers
Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2002 1:12 AM
To: nanog@merit.edu
Subject: Re: ICANN Targets DDoS Attacks


>  "Meanwhile, U.S. government security officials are discussing the
>  possibility of creating new regulations that would require federal
>  agencies to buy Internet service only from ISPs that have DDoS
protection
>  on their networks, according to people familiar with the situation.
Such
>  a decision could place economic pressure on the other ISPs to follow
suit,
>  thereby improving Internet security."

just how would an isp stamp themselves with the "DDoS protected" rubber
stamp?

I'm just curious as to what the next sales person is going to request as
a
product/service they're going to want to charge customers for.

best practices like filtering != DDoS protection imho








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