Bigger and more sophisticated distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are targeting the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS) causing significant downtime to websites and application. Amazon Route 53, the AWS DNS service, integrates tightly with AWS Shield, the AWS service that provides managed DDoS protection, to safeguard your web applications and protect against large scale attacks. Techniques Amazon Route 53 employs to thwart DDoS attacks including Anycast Striping, Shuffle Sharding and a global network of 56 points of presence. Mitigation strategies AWS Shield provides including inline mitigations, visibility and cost protection.
• Learn how Amazon Route 53 scales against DDoS attacks
• Learn about the advanced features like Anycast Striping and traffic shaping mitigates DDoS risks
• Learn how always-on inline mitigation techniques protects against advanced attacks
• Learn how AWS Shield integrates with Amazon Route53 to monitor traffic signatures and undertakes deterministic packet filtering to minimize application downtime
• Learn why customers should use Amazon Route 53 and AWS Shield to protect against DNS DDoS attacks