Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks have been prevalent for quite some time, but as corporations are owning up to the fact that they've been attacked and reporting them, they're beginning to get major headlines around the world. However, this has had a positive impact as it creates awareness concerning the threat.

In this video, Marcos Colón, digital content coordinator at SC Magazine, sits with Ashley Stephenson, CEO at Corero Network Security, to discuss the development of DDoS attacks, as well as how security professionals can grapple with the challenges the threat poses.