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Protecting a Content Delivery Network (CDN) from Cyber Attacks

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Sarah Chandley

Sarah Chandley

Sarah is an experienced B2B technology marketing professional, creating content for the Cyber Security, Telco and Government Infrastructure sectors. 

on Thursday, 22 November 2018. Posted in Cyber

A Content Delivery Network or CDN is a system of distributed servers and nodes that delivers web content to a user, based on the geographical location of the user, the origin of the webpage and the content delivery service. The purpose of the CDN is to avoid bottle necks that would occur if every user tried to access content from one central location, the CDN replicates and redirects content so it is available to many users all at once. Ultimately improving user experience across multiple geographical locations (i.e. not just to those users who are physically closest to the server with the original content) and easing pressure on network infrastructure resources.

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