Chapter 22. Anomaly Detection and Mitigation

Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have become more sophisticated and prevalent over the years and are therefore major issues in service provider and large-scale network deployments.

In today’s rapidly evolving networks, attackers are often one step ahead. Effective mitigation of DDoS attacks is a pressing problem. Proactive detection and prevention mechanisms can help protect the network from these malicious cloaking techniques.

The Cisco Anomaly Detection and Mitigation solution provides a self-defending preventive solution for detecting and mitigating complex and sophisticated DoS and DDoS attacks.

This chapter provides the details of the Anomaly Detection ...

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