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DDoS Resiliency Score (DRS) Standard Update: Version 2.0.0 Released

In a significant advancement in the defense of the digital realm against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, the DDoS Resiliency Score (DRS) Board has successfully approved Version 2.0.0 of the DRS standard. This critical development represents a major milestone in the continuous effort to bolster cybersecurity defenses across the internet.

What's New in Version 2.0.0?

The DRS Board, an assembly of renowned industry experts and thought leaders in cybersecurity, has thoroughly revised and enhanced the DRS standard to counteract the evolving threats and challenges presented by new DDoS attack vectors. Version 2.0.0 debuts advanced methodologies and refined metrics aimed at better evaluating and enhancing the resilience of digital infrastructures against DDoS attacks.

Call for Public Comments: Contributing to the Future of Cybersecurity

Despite the approval of Version 2.0.0, the DRS Board is keen on incorporating ongoing input from the cybersecurity community to ensure the standard's continued robustness and relevance. This open invitation for feedback is part of a strategic approach to embrace diverse perspectives and expertise, thus enriching the collective understanding of DDoS resilience challenges and possibilities.

How to Participate:

  • Download the Standard: The finalized DRS Version 2.0.0 is available for download, highlighting the significant updates and improvements made. Review the document to understand the advancements and how they contribute to combating DDoS threats.
  • Submit RFCs (Requests for Comments): Although Version 2.0.0 has been approved, the DRS Board encourages the submission of RFCs for future iterations. While not all suggestions can be guaranteed implementation, every piece of feedback is valued for potential inclusion in subsequent versions. Submit your RFCs through the designated Google Form.
  • Ongoing Engagement: The DRS Board maintains an open-door policy for feedback beyond specific deadlines, fostering a dynamic and responsive platform for continuous improvement.

Release Schedule:

With the approval of DRS Version 2.0.0 at the end of 2023, the focus now shifts towards integrating community feedback for future versions. This ongoing process ensures that the standard remains at the forefront of cybersecurity innovation.

As we navigate the ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity threats together, the DRS Board is dedicated to promoting an inclusive and collaborative approach. By engaging with the community, the board seeks to strengthen the DRS standard further, making it an increasingly effective weapon in the battle against DDoS attacks.

Stay updated with further developments and join us in defining the future of DDoS resilience.

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