78 percent of respondents reported that they are extremely or very concerned about DDoS attacks.
67 percent say that they expect the frequency and strength of denial of service attacks to increase or stay the same over the next two years.
Close to two-thirds of respondents who experienced a DDoS attack in the past year said they sustained more than one attack.
11 percent said they had experienced six or more DDoS attacks in the past year.
60 percent of the respondents rely on their web sites for at least 25 percent of their annual revenue.
53 percent of the respondents said they experienced downtime in the past year, with DDoS attacks accounting for one-third – 33 percent of all downtime incidents.
More than two-thirds said their downtime impacted customers and half reported they lost revenue.
87 percent of IT pros believe that DDoS protection is very important for maintaining availability of websites and services.
71 percent of respondents who don’t have DDoS protection said they plan to implement a solution in the next year.
40 percent plan to outsource their DDoS protection, 31 percent plan to implement an in-house solution, and 29 percent are still undecided on their approach for protection.