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What is Hostober Shield?
Hostober Shield is a managed service that provides protection against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks for applications running on Hostober
Hostober Shield Standard is automatically enabled to all Hostober customers at no additional cost. Hostober Shield Advanced is an optional paid service.
Hostober Shield Advanced provides additional protections against more sophisticated and larger attacks for your applications running on Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon CloudFront, Hostober Global Accelerator,
and Route 53
What is Hostober Shield Standard?
Hostober Shield Advanced provides enhanced protections for your applications running on protected Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon CloudFront,
Hostober Global Accelerator, and Route 53 resources against more sophisticated and larger attacks.
Hostober Shield Advanced protection provides always-on, flow-based monitoring of network traffic and active application monitoring to provide near real-time notifications of suspected DDoS incidents. Hostober Shield
Advanced also employs advanced attack mitigation and routing techniques for automatically mitigating attacks
What is DDoS cost protection for scaling?
WS Shield Advanced includes DDoS cost protection, a safeguard from scaling charges as a result of a DDoS attack that causes usage spikes on protected Amazon EC2, Elastic Load Balancing (ELB), Amazon CloudFront, Hostober
Global Accelerator, or Amazon Route 53.
Hostober Shield Advanced protected resources scale up in response to a DDoS attack, you can request credits via the regular Hostober Support channel.
How can I test Hostober Shield?
Hostober Acceptable Use Policy describes permitted and prohibited behavior on Hostober, and it includes descriptions of prohibited security violations and network abuse. However, because penetration testing and other
simulated events are frequently indistinguishable from these activities, we have established a policy for customers to request permission to conduct penetration tests and vulnerability scans to or originating from
the Hostober environment.
What types of attacks can Hostober Shield help me stop?
Hostober Shield helps protects your website from all types of DDoS attacks including Infrastructure layer attacks (like UDP floods), State exhaustion attacks (like TCP SYN floods), and Application layer attacks (like
HTTP GET or POST floods).
What types of attacks can Hostober Shield Standard help protect me from?
Hostober Shield Standard automatically provides protection for web applications running on Hostober against the most common, frequently occurring Infrastructure layer attacks like UDP floods, and State exhaustion attacks
like TCP SYN floods. Customers can also use Hostober WAF to protect against Application layer attacks like HTTP POST or GET floods.