Ponemon Institute: The Cost of Denial-of-Services Attacks

This research was conducted to understand the cost and consequences of these security threats. Ponemon Institute surveyed 641 individuals involved in preventing, detecting, and containing denial-of-service attacks against their organizations. Most participants in this research work in IT operations, IT security, IT compliance, or data center administration. Read this report to learn more about the effects of DoS attacks, including financial cost, data center downtime, and reputation damage.