About the Speaker
Roland Dobbins | Principal Engineer
Changes in the DDoS threat model for telecom operators
Roland will discuss recent developments in the DDoS threat arena, including details of observed DDoS attack vectors and mitigation techniques; global and regional DDoS attack statistics; and significant changes in the DDoS threat model for network operators and their end-customers. Strategies for cooperative DDoS attack mitigation and suppression will also be highlighted.
Roland Dobbins is a Principal Engineer on NETSCOUT’s ASERT Team. He has more than 30 years of operational experience in the service provider (SP) and large enterprise arenas, designing, deploying, operating, securing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and defending many of the highest-visibility networks in the world.
He is a recognized industry leader in the fields of operational security (opsec) and network telemetry and has an extensive background in security product/feature innovation, devising operational security requirements for network infrastructure devices and protocol design. 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.
About NETSCOUT Systems
NETSCOUT SYSTEMS helps assure digital business services against disruptions in availability, performance, and security. Our market and technology leadership stems from combining our patented smart data technology with smart analytics. We provide real-time, pervasive visibility and insights customers need to accelerate and secure their digital transformation. Our approach transforms the way organizations plan, deliver, integrate, test, and deploy services and applications. Our nGenius™ service assurance solutions provide real-time, contextual analysis of service, network, and application performance. Arbor Smart DDoS Protection by NETSCOUT products help protect against attacks that threaten availability and advanced threats that infiltrate networks to steal critical business assets.
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