#18According to Akamai there were 1500 DDoS attacks in 2015 - an increase of 180%
Akamai reports that 2015 saw about 1500 DDoS attacks, an increase of 180% as compared with the previous year. However, the attacks were shorter and smaller than in the past. The average DDoS attack lasted 18 hours, which is less than the 22 hour average in 2014. Nevertheless, we can still expect attacks that last as long as a few days.