DDOS attacks raise questions from lawmakers — FCW

The Internet is Down!

This is not something you want to hear in the news, it is one thing when it happens at your home or office. But, what happens when the news reports parts of the Internet is down.  Last week this is sort of what happened. While it was not a complete outage it was an interesting event. At the heart of it

In the wake of last weeks distributed denial-of-service attack that crippled high-profile websites by attacking underlying infrastructure, several lawmakers have called on the government to improve cybersecurity protections and consider new rules for potentially risky web traffic. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), co-founder of the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus, is seeking answers from the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Homeland Security on the resources

Source: DDOS attacks raise questions from lawmakers — FCW

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