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Top 7 DDoS Attack Protection Service for Better Security

Top 7 DDoS Attack Protection Service for Better Security

Geek Flare Blog post is sponsored by Netsparker Web Application Security Scanner.

Don’t let DDoS attack interrupt your business operation for reputational and financial loss. Use cloud-based denial of service protection to prevent being hacked.

The latest research by Incapsula shows DDoS cost $40,000 per hour to the business.

Some of the following tools can help you with the DDoS cost estimation.

DDoS attacks are unpredictable, and some of the latest attacks are ridiculously dangerous. It was in a range of 300 to 500 Gbps.

Attackers can use many techniques to DDoS your online business.

  • UDP fragment
  • DNS, NTP, UDP, SYN, SSPD, ACK flood
  • CharGEN attack
  • TCP anomaly

So not just layer seven protection but you got to ensure your web application is protected by all layers.

Latest AKAMAI security report shows the largest number of DDoS attacks are originated from China.

Let’s look at the following cloud-based solution for small to medium business where you can enable DDoS protection service online in minutes.


Incapsula offers comprehensive protection to mitigate any types of DDoS attacks from layer 3, 4 & 7.

  • UDP
  • Slowloris
  • Spoofing
  • ICMP
  • IGCP
  • HTTP, connection, DNS flood
  • Brute force
  • NXDomain
  • Ping of death
  • And much more…

It’s available as always-on or on-demand to detect and mitigate of all attacks. Incapsula network consists of 32 data centers with over 3 Tbps capacity.

Incapsula offer trial to Business & Enterprise plan which has DDoS protection included along with global CDN, SSL, WAF and much more.

So go ahead and give a try to Incapsula to protect your online business from all levels (Website, Infrastructure & DNS).

If you are under attack and need emergency support to mitigate the risk in minutes, then you can contact the “Under Attack” team.


AKAMAI is one of the industry leaders in providing security & CDN. Lately, AKAMAI has set the record to mitigate 620 Gbps attack.

AKAMAI’s KONA DDoS Defender can help you to stop the DoS/DDoS attacks from an edge of the network.

KONA is built on AKAMAI intelligent platform to provide website protection, and attack response is provided by 24×7 global security operations center.

Cloud-based solution mitigates all types of known attacks including encrypted traffic. AKAMAI network is well geographically located with 1300 network locations in more than 100 countries.

AKAMAI does provide infrastructure protection to the entire data center as Prolexic routed or connect product.


Cloudflare provides basic DDoS protection under FREE and PRO plan. However, for advanced DDoS protection (layer 3, 4 & 7), you must be under Business or Enterprise plan.

Cloudflare offers flat rate pricing that means no matter how big attacks, you will always pay the same fixed fee every month.

Cloudflare is trusted by some of the big names including Nasdaq, DigitalOcean, Cisco, Salesforce, Udacity, etc.

CloudFlare network is present in 102 data center with over 10 Tbps capacity capable of handling any distributed denial of service attacks.

  • Layer 3, 4 & 7
  • DNS amplification
  • DNS reflection
  • ACK

If you are under DDoS attack, you may reach Cloudflare on DDoS protection hotline available 24/7.


SUCURI is specialized in providing a cloud-based security solution for all types of websites including WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento, Microsoft.Net, etc.

DDoS protection is included in firewall & antivirus product. If you are looking for complete website security, then you may be interested in Website Antivirus which helps to protect from online threats including DDoS mitigation.

  • Malware cleanup/detection
  • Security monitoring
  • Performance optimization
  • Brute force attacks
  • Zero-day prevention
  • Bad bot and much more

SUCURI can detect and block layer 3,4 & 7 attacks. You can get it started with as low as $19.88 per month.


Anti-DDoS Pro by Alibaba can help you to protect from DDoS attacks. Anti-DDoS Pro can mitigate high-volume attacks up to 2 Tbps and support all protocols TCP/UDP/HTTP/HTTPS.

You can use Anti-DDoS to protect not just hosted in Alibaba but as well as hosted on AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.


Myra DDoS protection is a fully automated solution for website, DNS server, web application and infrastructure. The solution is compatible with all type of CMS and online shop system.

MYRA is based in Germany, so data is processed per Germany Data Privacy Act.

AWS Shield Advanced

Managed DDoS by AWS called Shield is available to all applications running on AWS at no additional cost.

However, if you are looking for advanced protection from a network, transport to an application layer, then you may subscribe to Shield Advanced.

Shield advanced got many advantages over shield standard, such as:

  • Detection – inspect network flow and monitor application-layer traffic
  • Attack mitigation – sophisticated automatic mitigation against large size of attacks including blocking bad traffic
  • Support – access to 24×7 DDoS response team
  • Analysis – post-attack analysis

Checkout the FAQ for more information on AWS Shield.

The above cloud-based solution provider would be a good fit for blogger, e-commerce & small-to-medium business, however, if you are looking for the enterprise/data center level then the following are few known names.

So don’t pay DDoS ransom or be a victim of attacks instead use the cloud-based solution to protect your online assets.

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