DoS and Zone Protection Best Practices

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Protect against DoS attacks that try to take down your network and critical devices using a layered approach that defends your network perimeter, zones, and individual devices.

What Do You Want to Do?

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Segment Your Network Using Interfaces and Zones

How Do Zones Protect the Network?

Tech Docs: Keep Out of the Flood Zone with DoS Protection

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Baseline CPS Measurements for Setting Flood Thresholds

Taking baseline measurements of average and peak CPS for each zone helps define reasonable thresholds to prevent floods without unnecessarily throttling traffic.

DoS Protection Against Flooding of New Sessions

Learn about how to use DoS protection against flooding of new sessions to detect and prevent high-volume single-session and multiple-session attacks.

Configure Packet Buffer Protection

Protect firewall packet buffers based on buffer utilization or on CPU processing latency.