Tag: DDoS (distributed denial of service)

Announcing General Availability of the NGINX Plus with ModSecurity WAF

[blockquote author="Ivan Ristić, creator of ModSecurity"]...even when you understand web security, it is difficult to produce secure code, especially when working under the pressure so common in today's software development projects. More than ever before, organizations need all the help they can get with web application security. According to the Q4 2016 State of the…

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TCP Load Balancing in NGINX Plus R7

[ngx_snippet name='table-style-blog'] Last year we introduced TCP load balancing in NGINX Plus for applications that don’t use HTTP as their transmission protocol. Applications like Microsoft Exchange 2013 and MySQL, and any SSL traffic that is not decrypted by NGINX Plus, all run over plain TCP. NGINX Plus Release 7 (R7) greatly improves TCP load balancing with additional features to help…

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Mitigating DDoS Attacks with NGINX and NGINX Plus

A Distributed Denial‑of‑Service (DDoS) attack is an attempt to make a service, usually a website, unavailable by bombarding it with so much traffic from multiple machines that the server providing the service is no longer able to function correctly because of resource exhaustion. Typically, the attacker tries to saturate a system with so many connections and…

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12 Reasons Why NGINX is the Standard for Containerized Applications and Deploying Microservices

As developers and technology professionals, we are all feeling the pressure of having to innovate, adapt, and build extraordinary new products and experiences faster than our competition. Continuous development and integration, the rapid deployment and elasticity of containers and cloud services, and breaking our applications into interconnected microservices are emerging as the new normal. With…

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