How a DDoS attack can affect the performance and reputation of your project

Impact of DDos attacks on businessDDoS attack, today is the easiest and most common type of cyber attack. The goal of a DDoS attack is to bring your project to a state in which third-party users will not be able to access it.

Created at2018-12-27 14:36

 In view of the great competition in the IT market, it is not a secret to anyone that DDoS attack is today the simplest and most common type of cyber attack. The goal of a DDoS attack is to bring your project to a state in which third-party users will not be able to access it.

Material losses and damaged reputation due to DDoS attacks are inevitable.

Protection of your project’s online activities

Today, the work of your project more and more depends on its availability online. For daily interaction with customers, it is necessary for the project to work smoothly 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Under these conditions, ignoring the possibility of DDoS attack death is like. Since online activities are an integral part of almost any business.

The demands of your customers are growing

In the process of developing your project, your customers begin to require around the clock access to your products and services. Therefore, you should not allow the malfunction of your project online to ensure a high quality of service.

Employees cannot work

Some of your employees or partners, due to DDoS attacks will not be able to perform their duties.

The attack can have far-reaching consequences.

Starting from problems with a hosting provider who, due to an attack on your server, may stop providing you with hosting services. Finishing with the fact that an attack aimed at a specific segment of your business may affect the operation of the rest of the system. For example, an attack against the internal systems of a bank may also disable its ATM network.

Unforeseen expenses and damage to reputation

The financial costs of restoring the server that was attacked by DDoS can be quite large. Also, for a long time, it will remind the damage to the project’s reputation caused by a DDoS attack.

Financial damage:

  • Interrupted, and as a result, incomplete online operations during a DDoS attack;
  • Incomplete banking transactions for which you can get a fine.

Reputational damage

  • While your site is down, customers start looking for your competitors and can start working with them;
  • The restoration of reputation may take a lot of time.

Additional damage

As a result of DDoS attacks, customers begin to worry about the safety of their data. Even if their fears are unfounded, your business will still suffer damage.

By choosing FLOWSPEC's DDoS protection service, you can be sure that you will not incur financial or reputational losses due to DDoS attacks.

Our server protection against attacks can detect and block the following types of DDoS attacks: TCP SYN + ACK, Slowloris, DNS Flood, TCP FIN, Spoofing, NXDomain, TCP RESET, ICMP, Mixed SYB + UDP + ICMP + TCP Flood and others. You can read more about this here.

If you have any questions regarding our services, you can contact our technical support service in the following ways:

  • Skype;
  • Jabber;
  • E-mail;
  • Ticket system;

Technical support is available 24/7. 

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