|•Growing accessibility to public and private
networks has produced a large increase in network-based Denial of Service
attacks within the past year.
|•With the growing number of organizations
accessing public networks (such as the Internet), the number of attack
|•Many networks are still vulnerable to
attacks. In smaller organizations,
the network administration may not have sufficient resources to dedicate to
|•Many organizations have not protected their
networks from packets with faked source addresses, called “spoofs”, due to
issues such as equipment age or capability, access control list (ACL)
management capabilities, etc.