Prolexic to announce dramatic rise in mitigated traffic and packet-per-second volume for Q411 global DDoS attacks

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Who: Prolexic, the global leader in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection services.

What: Prolexic's Q411 Global Attack Report will be released on February 8, 2012.

Prolexic gathers valuable data on the tactics, types, origins, and targets of DDoS attacks. Data forensics and post attack analysis by the Prolexic Security Engineering and Response Team (PLXsert) provides unique insight into current DDoS trends and threats. For example:

When compared to Q410:

- Prolexic mitigated 7 times more attack traffic in Q411
- Packet-per-second volume increased 18-fold
- Prolexic mitigated 45% more DDoS attacks
- Average attack duration declined from 43 hours to 34 hours

Why: The information contained in the quarterly attack report helps organizations worldwide adopt best practices against DDoS attacks and make more informed, proactive decisions.

Where: To receive an advance copy of the report under EMBARGO or to schedule a briefing, please contact Michael Donner, SVP & CMO, at +1 (954) 620 6017 or
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