New Amazon GameDev Blog Post: Protect Multiplayer Game Servers from DDoS Attacks by Using Amazon GameLift

Post Syndicated from Craig Liebendorfer original https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/new-amazon-gamedev-blog-post-protect-multiplayer-game-servers-from-ddos-attacks-by-using-amazon-gamelift/

In online gaming, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks target a game’s network layer, flooding servers with requests until performance degrades considerably. These attacks can limit a game’s availability to players and limit the player experience for those who can connect.

Today’s new Amazon GameDev Blog post uses a typical game server architecture to highlight DDoS attack vulnerabilities and discusses how to stay protected by using built-in AWS Cloud security, AWS security best practices, and the security features of Amazon GameLift.

Read the post to learn more.

– Craig