ICN Debuts BoronDDoS

On September 1, ICN launched BoronDDoS as its second premier security product in the Spectra Security Suite. The cybersecurity service delivers a strong layered mitigation defense against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks for Iowa’s public safety, healthcare, education, and government users who receive Internet services from ICN. 

The BoronDDoS solution provides a layered approach for protection with two service options available.

  • Battalion Level (Gold) - Automatic Detection and Mitigation Plan
  • Platoon Level (Silver) – Monitored and Detection Plan
To learn more about BoronDDoS visit ICN’s website at https://icn.iowa.gov/services/boronddos.

What is a DDoS Attack?

A DDoS attack occurs when a malicious entity sends more traffic to a network than it can handle in order to overload it. This results in a web server becoming flooded with traffic causing web based services to become unavailable to the online visitors.