One of the major benefactors of the rapid advances in Internet technology has been the online gaming and gambling industry. In the last decade, the online gaming and gambling industry has almost tripled and grown from $15 billion to $40 billion in size. However, like every other successful business in the world, the online gaming and betting industry is also not without its share of complications and issues.
On one hand, the website operators have to maneuver through complex Internet compliances, financial and business agreements to conduct daily operations. While on the other hand, they have to maintain a high security and availability status, 24×7. To add to their security woes, a new breed of threat has emerged that targets the largely unsecured non-HTTPS internet protocols, which is used by most of the online gaming and betting websites – DDoS Attacks.
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