You never know when an attack is coming. But, if you're not ready, your systems will get flooded and shut down.

A typical such attack is a SYN flooding. "SYN" stands for an instruction to "synchronize" systems-which is a normal handshake for granting access to a server, when requested by a remote computer. Too many requests and you go down.

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