Q2 2016 State of the Internet – Security Report

DDoS attack activity rises to record levels

The Akamai security report shows that as DDoS and web application attacks surge, repeat attacks become the norm.

In the Akamai State of the Internet - Security Report, you'll get detailed cloud security insights about DDoS and web application attack trends observed across the Akamai Intelligent Platform™ for Q2 2016.

Download this quarter's report to see:

  • Comparisons of DDoS mitigation strategies and results
  • Trend analysis of application layer attacks
  • An overview of the source country responsible for 25% of global web application attacks
  • The industry hardest hit by mega-attacks

Quick Takeaways:

  • DDoS attacks on the rise: 129% increase since Q2 2015
  • New record DDoS attack: 363 Gbps in Q2 2016
  • NTP reflection attacks on the rise: 44% increase since Q1 2016
  • Average attack bandwidth dropped 36% since Q1 2016