Cisco Secure DDoS Protection

Explore our flexible deployment options, award-winning service, and
industry-leading service-level agreements (SLAs).

What's new in DDoS Protection

Learn how Cisco is innovating to protect your network from DDoS floods and enhance resilience.

Now available: DDoS Edge Protection

Cisco Secure DDoS Edge Protection on IOS XR routers brings security to the network edge.

Secure Cloud DDoS in Secure Choice EA

Add Secure Cloud DDoS Protection to your Secure Choice Enterprise Agreement (EA) to enhance network resilience.

Why Cisco Secure DDoS Protection?

In today's digital economy, your online business must be available 24x7x365 to customers, partners, and employees.

Zero-day DDoS protection

Adaptive, behavioral-based algorithms block never-before-seen attacks with the lowest false positive rate in the industry.

Highest availability under attack

Accurately distinguishes legitimate from malicious traffic, enabling advanced SLA and increasing service availability.

Data center efficiency

Comprehensive protection eliminates anomalous flows that consume network resources and impact application availability.

The first stop in protecting your edge

Choose the DDoS Protection coverage that suits you best.

Cloud DDoS

On-demand, always-on, or hybrid? We give organizations the widest security coverage from today's DDoS attacks.

On-premises DDoS

Options include WAF, threat intelligence, advanced analytics, SSL traffic inspection, cloud signaling and hybrid DDoS protection.

DDoS on Firepower

Cisco Firepower 4100 Series and 9300 appliances have enterprise-grade DDoS mitigation capabilities with Virtual DefensePro (vDP).

Flexible deployment options


Protects against application layer attacks. Limited protection against volumetric attacks.


Best solution for customers that are at high risk of attacks and/or very sensitive to downtime.


Good for customers who have not yet been attacked and can tolerate brief outages.


Best overall solution for protection against application layer and volumetric attacks.

DDoS protection with the SecureX advantage

Unlock more value with the built-in Cisco SecureX. Our integrated platform unifies visibility, enables automation, and strengthens your security across network, endpoints, cloud, and applications.