Special Briefing: Denial of Service Attacks

During the week of February 7, 2000, several high profile Denial of Service (DoS) attacks were launched against major Internet sites.  In this briefing, recorded live on February 10, 2000, noted Security Analyst Gary Kessler reviews the technology behind DoS attacks and interacts with an industry panel.

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Gary Kessler

Gary Kessler

Gary C. Kessler is Assistant Professor and program coordinator of the Computer Networking major at Champlain College in Burlington, VT. He is also a consultant specializing in issues related to computer and network security, Internet and TCP/IP protocols and applications, e-commerce, and telecommunications technologies and applications. He was formerly a Senior Network Security Analyst at SymQuest Group, a network integration consulting company in South Burlington, VT and Director of Information Technology at Hill Associates, an international telecommunications training firm with headquarters in Colchester, VT. Gary is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, has written 2 books and over 55 articles on a variety of technology topics, and is an instructor for the SANS Institute (http://www.sans.org). He holds a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.S. in Computer Science, and is a CCNA. He is married and has two children. More information can be found at http://www.garykessler.net/.


Steven Taylor

Sharon Black
Telecommunications Attorney

Steve Painter
University of North Carolina General Administration

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