A Guide for DDoS Protection in the Face of NIS Penalties

A Guide for DDoS Protection in the Face of NIS Penalties

Whitepaper Overview: 

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are a significant security and availability threat that target UK essential services. Organisations that provide critical national infrastructure services could face fines of £17m, or four percent of their global turnover, if they fail to protect themselves from service outages due to cyberattacks. These services include electricity, water, energy, transport, and healthcare.
This guide offers valuable insight as to how you can achieve compliance with the new NIS Directive. In it you will learn:

  • Who fits the criteria that is outlined in the directive
  • How to define a service debilitating incident
  • How DDoS is a threat to maintaining compliance
  • How you can gauge your DDoS readiness
  • Critical next steps in mitigating DDoS attacks


Download the guide to learn how to properly protect against this threat and limit the potential impact that an attack could have on your critical services. 

Products & Services: 

The Corero SmartWall TDS is designed to detect and respond to a large spectrum of DDoS attacks; ranging from high volume denial of service attempts to blended multi-vector threats, as well as low and slow application layer attacks. Further, the solution detects, analyzes and responds to DDoS attacks by inspecting raw Internet traffic at line rate and identifying the threat within the first few packets of any given attack.

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