IT Management Issues Report

Added on - 16 May 2020

  • 9

    Pages

  • 1747

    Words

  • 108

    Views

  • 0

    Downloads

Trusted by +2 million users,
1000+ happy students everyday
Showing pages 1 to 3 of 9 pages
AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS (ABS)IT Management IssuesDistributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack
IT Management IssuesExecutive SummaryThere are various forms of security attacks that take place on the web sites and web applications. Oneof the frequent security attacks is the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. The minor form ofDDoS attack succeeded in causing major implications for the census website of Australian Bureau ofStatistics (ABS) in August, 2016.IBM was the IT supplier that was contracted for the development and deployment of the site. Thereasons behind the attack included a lot many IT management decisions and issues along with otherfactors. The report highlights the attack scenario along with the major reasons behind the occurrenceof the attack. The set of recommendations to prevent and detect such attacks have also been included.1
IT Management IssuesTable of ContentsIntroduction...........................................................................................................................................3Problem Statement.............................................................................................................................3Reasons for DDoS Attack on ABS’ e-census........................................................................................3Untested Router Restart.....................................................................................................................3Unsynchronised Backup....................................................................................................................3Limited Tender Process.....................................................................................................................4Missed DDoS Testing........................................................................................................................4Absence of Geo-blocking Mechanism...............................................................................................4Conclusion.............................................................................................................................................4Recommendations.................................................................................................................................5Overprovisioned Bandwidth..............................................................................................................5Strengthen Architecture.....................................................................................................................5Data Backups.....................................................................................................................................5Fulfilment of all Project Phases.........................................................................................................5DDoS Testing Tools..........................................................................................................................5References.............................................................................................................................................72
desklib-logo
You’re reading a preview
Preview Documents

To View Complete Document

Click the button to download
Subscribe to our plans

Download This Document