Google’s Project Shield Aims to Protect News Sites from DDoS Attacks
Security Update : Google is showing its support for smaller news organizations, human rights, and/or elections monitoring services by providing free DDoS protection to all who apply to its Project Shield initiative.
A few years back, Google set up Project Shield as an experiment to see if it could deploy its vast security infrastructure to fend off DDoS attacks.
For the program’s pilot stage, Google asked several smaller news websites to join. Google valued their critical investigative wo… (read more)