Distributed Denial of Service attacks remain unpredictable and persistent, and vary widely in volume, speed and complexity according to Reston, Va.-based Verisign's DDoS Trends Report for the first quarter of 2017.

While Verisign saw a 23% decrease in DDoS attacks during the first quarter, the average peak attack size increased 26% compared to the previous quarter.

Attackers also launched sustained and repeated assaults against their targets. Verisign observed almost 50% of its customers who experienced DDoS attacks in Q1 2017 were targeted multiple times during the quarter.

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).