Super firewall aims to stop DDOS

Computer researchers in Europe are developing a new prototype architecture for halting distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks, where a barrage of traffic is directed at a Web site or server to shut it down.

The Diadem Firewall deploys both hardware and software on the edge of a provider's network rather than within, said Georg Carle, chair of the computing and Internet department at the University of Tübingen in Germany. Super firewall aims to stop DDOS | InfoWorld | News | 2006-07-13 | By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service

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