Regardless of the type of industry you are in, a website is essential in boosting the reach and revenue of your business. But, it’s more than just having a website. You will have to put measures in place to ensure that it stays online and is accessible to your customers. This is the same kind of effort used to keep your brick and mortar offices open. However, with a website the idea is to have it open to the public at all times. Unfortunately, there are a number of factors can result in website downtime. It’s like you’ve put a ‘closed’ sign on your door that should be open 24/7.
Distributed Denial of Service – DDoS – statistics show there is no decline in the number of attacks being launched or in the scope and impact of these attacks. In fact, DDoS data from Link11 for the second quarter of 2019 shows that there was a 97 percent year-on-year increase in average attack bandwidth for the period. It says the average attack bandwidth, for the same period in 2018, jumped from 3.3 Gbps to 6.6 Gbps in 2019, making it extremely easy to simultaneously overload the broadband connections for many companies.