The lucrative black market for DDoS attack services was the strongest force behind the DDoS threats that targeted enterprises or government organizations. Motivations behind such attacks varied but mainly fell into categories of political motivation, ransom money, and cut-throat competition. In 2015, DDoS threats launched by extortionists continued to rise in terms of scale and frequency, leading common targets such as government and banking sectors to beef up their security set-up by upgrading their DDoS hardware solutions and subscribing to cloud-based DDoS services.

Key Questions This Study Will Answer
  • Is the DDoS protection solutions market growing? How long will it continue to grow and at what rate?
  • Are existing competitors structured to meet customer needs?
  • Will these solutions and services continue to exist or will they be replaced by other solutions and services?
  • How will the structure of the market change with time?
  • What is the condition of the DDoS threat landscape in Asia-Pacific?
  • Are the vendors in the market ready to go alone or do they need partnerships to take their businesses to the next level?