DDoS Attack Protection

DDoS attacks threaten application availability and can lead to lost revenue and damaged brand. F5 provides DDoS protection that makes sense for your architecture.

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Building Multi-Tiered DDoS Protection for Advanced Online Security

All businesses risk being hit with DDoS attacks. The goal of these attacks is to disrupt application performance or availability, but the attack vectors can vary—targeting available bandwidth, application resources like CPU and memory, or critical infrastructure protocols like DNS and TLS. F5 can help.

Multi-Tiered Defenses

F5 solutions mitigate multi-vector denial-of-service attacks that overwhelm critical infrastructure, target key protocols, and abuse application-layer business logic.

Flexible Deployment

F5 DDoS mitigation can be deployed in the architectural and operational model your business needs, including cloud-based protection, hybrid on-premises defense with on-demand cloud-scrubbing, and native application infrastructure form factors.

Continuous Protection

The F5 Security Operations Center (SOC) is staffed with experts that monitor and protect your business from attack 24/7, 365.

Superior DDoS attack solutions

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Advanced protection for your architecture

F5 offers denial-of-service protection in the architectural and operational model that works best for your business, based on where your applications are hosted—in the cloud, on-premises, or a mix of both—and with the level of hands-on management you prefer. Plus, your solution can evolve over time as application infrastructure protection needs change.

How F5 Helps

Dynamic denial-of-service protection designed for modern application architectures

Apps enable businesses to gain a competitive advantage, but they’re increasingly targeted for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks that lead to downtime, lost revenue, and a damaged brand. Modern apps are distributed across clouds and architectures—and integrated with development tools and CI/CD pipelines—yet traditional DDoS mitigation is centralized, static, and stateless.

Cloud-delivered protection that stops attacks before they reach your infrastructure

F5 provides a managed DDoS protection service that detects and mitigates large-scale volumetric and targeted application attacks in real time—defending your business even from attacks that exceed hundreds of gigabits per second.

A multi-tiered approach that combines on-premises defense with on-demand cloud scrubbing

Retain control of mitigation timing and techniques on-premises, but have on-demand help for large, bandwidth-consuming attacks. The hybrid F5 solution can signal upstream to the cloud scrubbing service when necessary