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Arbor Networks to Host Webinar on “Network-Scale Mitigation of Network Time Protocol (NTP) DDoS Attacks”

Arbor Networks, Inc., a leading provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, announced today that it will host a Webinar that focuses on the recent Network Time Protocol (NTP) DDoS attacks. This Webinar will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 11:00am ET.

Although Network Time Protocol (NTP) reflection/amplification DDoS attacks have been observed for many years, they have become more prominent in recent weeks in the wake of several high-profile attacks. This Webinar will provide a deep dive into recent attacks and answer the following questions:

  • What is NTP?
  • What are reflection/amplification attacks?
  • Why are NTP reflection/amplification attacks dangerous?
  • What are the best defensive practices?

WHO: Roland Dobbins, ASERT research analyst | Ben Fischer, Senior Product Marketing Manager

Roland Dobbins has nearly thirty years of operational experience in the service provider and large enterprise arenas. His experience includes designing, deploying, operating, securing, maintaining, troubleshooting and defending many of the highest-visibility networks in the world. Mr. Dobbins is a recognized industry leader in the fields of operational security and network telemetry. His focus is on extending the availability, scalability and security of the network infrastructure and the applications/services it enables, with an emphasis on flexible and resilient global service delivery capabilities.

Ben Fischer has been in the network and security field for over 15 years. During his career, he has worked for enterprises and vendor organization performing network engineering, network security, product management, and product marketing functions. At Arbor Networks, he is a Senior Product Marketing Manager focusing on Service Provider markets.

WHAT: Live Webinar: “Network-Scale Mitigation of Network Time Protocol (NTP) DDoS Attacks”
WHEN: Friday, March 14, 2014 | 11:00am ET
WHERE: Register here

About Arbor Networks
Arbor Networks, Inc. helps secure the world’s largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world’s leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor’s advanced threat solutions deliver comprehensive network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market-leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a “force multiplier,” making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context - so customers can solve problems faster and help reduce the risk to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visit our website at arbornetworks.com. Arbor’s research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS® global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.

Trademark Notice: Arbor Networks, Peakflow, ArbOS, ATLAS, Pravail, Arbor Cloud, Cloud Signaling, the Arbor Networks logo and Arbor Networks: Smart. Available. Secure. are all trademarks of Arbor Networks, Inc. All other brand names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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