July 14, 2015
Defending the Network by Limiting Demands
David Andrews, Verizon Digital Media Services
Fast response to attack traffic on the Internet is critical to protecting customer Websites on Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). This comprehensive talk will discuss the design and challenges of limiting the rate of server demands in the wild. David Andrews received his PhD, focusing on computer security, from a small University in Australia in 2006. Since then he has worked for startups in the LA area building security products for the virtualization and CDN fields. He now heads up the Security Core (Sec.C.) team at Verizon Digital Media Services, whose responsibilities include protecting infrastructure that delivers 6% of all Internet traffic, as well as customers’ websites.