Block larger attacks with geolocation,” urges Walshaw. “Identify the malicious traffic and whether it’s generated by a known attack tool. Specific application-layer attacks can be mitigated on a case-by-case basis with distinct countermeasures, which may be provided by your existing solutions.” If the attack becomes public, notes Walshaw, prepare a statement and notify internal staff. If industry policies allow it, be forthright and admit you’re being attacked. If not, cite technical challenges and advise staff to direct all inquiries to the PR manager. “With the growth of the Internet and the fast-developing digital era that we’re entering, the DDoS threat has never been greater. As the threats increase, and as more sophisticated attacks take place, it’s important to increase awareness and understanding and put necessary steps, like these, in place to protect against them,” he concludes. (c) 2014 ITWeb Limited.
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Lets approach the situation in a measured fashion. First, try to recall the images that come into your head during a panic attack. Now try playing with the picture in your mind. You might want to relax while you are doing this. Close your eyes and bring to mind your panic images. So, for example, if you imagine your heart bursting, try seeing it in new ways perhaps as infinitely elastic, or so strong that it simply cannot burst. Incidentally your heart is designed to beat at different rates. Its only job is to pump blood and your increased blood pressure wont make an iota of difference to its central function.
Source: Coping with Panic Images – Panic Disorder – Anxiety