Wikipedia DDoS Attack:
Why Visibility is Not Optional

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Alex Henthorn-Iwane VP Product Marketing

Webinar Overview

On Friday, September 6th, 2019, Wikipedia servers in multiple countries came under a major, sustained DDoS attack, cutting many global users off from accessing the world's seventh-largest media site.

ThousandEyes captured the event, which lasted nine hours in total. Join this webinar to:
  • See a multi-layer view of the DDoS attack that reveals how an attack at the network-layer impacted application performance
  • Understand the remediation steps taken by the Wikimedia Foundation in the hours and days following the attack
  • Why having Internet visibility allows you to catch negative user experience impacts during DDoS remediation
  • Learn why DDoS security experts at companies like Neustar use ThousandEyes to ensure great user experience