Can We Beat DDoS Attacks in Clouds?

  title={Can We Beat DDoS Attacks in Clouds?},
  author={Shui Yu and Yonghong Tian and Song Guo and Dapeng Oliver Wu},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems},
Cloud is becoming a dominant computing platform. Naturally, a question that arises is whether we can beat notorious DDoS attacks in a cloud environment. Researchers have demonstrated that the essential issue of DDoS attack and defense is resource competition between defenders and attackers. A cloud usually possesses profound resources and has full control and dynamic allocation capability of its resources. Therefore, cloud offers us the potential to overcome DDoS attacks. However, individual… CONTINUE READING
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