Are you using one of the many cloud-based DDoS services out there to protect your Internet-facing infrastructure? If yes, great! Clearly you are cognizant of the various volumetric attacks that your infrastructure may be exposed to and have taken necessary steps to protect against such attacks by leveraging a cloud-based DDoS service of your choice.
CDNetworks, a global content delivery network (CDN) provider, is selling a new service called Enterprise Application Security (EAS), the foundation for which is provided by Soha Cloud. CDNetworks announced EAS last week, along with a marquee customer, McLarens. McLarens is leveraging EAS to securely deliver a critical, business application worldwide to its employees and partners.
Building out an application infrastructure in a public cloud (e.g. AWS or Azure) can be a liberating experience: No hardware to order and maintain; no WAN bandwidth contracts to worry about; even application images are available in the various public cloud market places. But when it comes to setting up a secure perimeter for your applications, the only models available are the ones that were designed for the cold, dark days when traditional data centers were the norm.