Every second counts when it comes to DDoS

October 21, 2014

By now, you know all too well what downtime due to DDoS means to any business today. It means lost revenue, tarnished brand reputation, and customer dissatisfaction, among other things.  We’ve shared these cost-related stats before but they are worth sharing again to illustrate the point:

  •  If you average $5,000 in sales per hour, then every minute of downtime is costing your site over $80 a minute -Alerta.com
  • Sony estimated a loss of roughly $170 million after hackers attacked the company’s network and got hold of the credit card information of 12 million account holders
    -The Fiscal Times

 

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