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  1. 33% of respondents admit to turning off advanced firewall features found to be slowing their networks’ performance down.
    Partner Perspectives, InformationWeek Dark Reading, The Performance Penalties of Bloatware-Based Next-Gen Firewalls (2014, October).
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  2. 50% of all attacks will use encryption as a way to disguise their activities by the year 2017.
    Vijayan, Jai, Informationweek Dark Reading, When Encryption Becomes The Enemy’s Best Friend. (2016, March).
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  3. 57% growth in mobile traffic is forcing mobile carriers to increase capacity while simultaneously protecting their infrastructure from attacks.
    Cisco, Cisco Visual Networking Index: Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast Update, 2015-2020 White paper (2016, February).
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  1. 47% of users expect a webpage to load in 2 seconds or less.
    Kissmetrics, How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line.
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  2. 48% of websites report a loss of visitors or business due to poor site performance and stability.
    Load Impact Team, State of Web Readiness: E-Commerce. (2013, June).
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  3. $181,700 is the average cost associated with an hour of data center downtime. Team, The Outrageous Costs of Data Center Downtime. (2014, January).
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  1. $22,000 per minute is the average loss of revenue from a DDoS attack that on average lasts 24 hours.
    Ponemon, The Cost of Denial-of-Service Attacks (2015, March).
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  2. 40% increase in DDoS attacks in Q4, 2015 compared with Q3, 2015.
    Akamai, Q4 2015 State of the Internet- Security Report (2016, March).
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  3. 75% of all modern DDoS attacks use a multi-vector approach.
    BT, BT DDoS Research Summary. (2014, June).
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