March 26-29, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
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Wednesday, March 28 • 3:50pm - 4:40pm
DDoS Mitigation: From High Level to Bare Metal - Tomer Shani, Imperva

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Fighting DDoS brings to the table challenges which are unique in the software development landscape, on the one hand we require highly programmable, highly sophisticated logic to perform mitigation while avoiding false positives, on the other hand the performance requirements are uncompromising. In this talk I will provide an overview of the DDoS landscape, the DDoS for hires, botnets and the challenges to a mitigation service. I will then continue to a technical review of DDoS mitigation architectures, and then deep dive into writing high performance, packet processing software, covering topics such as lockless programming, knowing your hardware, memory efficiency, DPDK and more .

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Tomer Shani

Engineering group manager, Imperva
Tomer is an engineering group manager at Imperva-Incapsula (named the top vendor for DDoS mitigation in Q4 2017 by "forrester wave" *), who is responsible for developing the cloud based layer 3/4 DDoS mitigation products. The mitigation appliances who run the cloud service are home... Read More →

Wednesday March 28, 2018 3:50pm - 4:40pm PDT
Hollywood Ballroom I