Monthly meet - DDOS and DNS Hijacking

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Agenda:

Introduction & Networking

Security News Bytes by Drupan Chandarana

(Above are of 15 mins each)

DNS Hijacking by Michael Smith, Security CTO of Akamai

All you ever wanted to know about DDoS attacks - and how to defend against them by Marek Majkowski, CloudFlare

(Each presentation is of 45 mins duration)

Abstract of the talk

All you ever wanted to know about DDoS attacks - and how to defend against them

CloudFlare is constantly facing a DDoS threat. Each day we mitigate between 30 and 300 DDoS attacks. In this talk, I will describe the technical details of all the attack types we see, why they are a problem, and how we defend against them. In essence: all you ever wanted to know about DDoS compressed in a 40 minute talk. Some of the
slides will be borrowed from this BlackHat talk:
https://www.blackhat.com/eu-15/briefings.html#marek-majkowski

Speaker bio:

Michael Smith serves as the APJ Chief Technology Officer for Security for Akamai and is responsible for supporting sales, professional services, product management, and operations.Previously, Mr Smith was the Founder and Director of Akamai’s Customer Security Incident Response Team.

Marek Majkowski
After fruitful encounters with such diverse topics as high performance key value databases, distributed queueing systems, making real time web communication enjoyable, and accelerating the time so that testing servers and protocols takes seconds, Marek Majkowski finally settled
for working on DDoS mitigation in the CloudFlare London office, where he appreciates most the parking space for his motorbike.

Drupan Chandarana is a Network Automation Specialist , works closely with Network Engineerings for large scale deployment of Network Devices and pushing configurations changes using automation. Drupan is a security enthusiast and working towards getting into security domain in the near future.

See you all there !