The term ‘DDoS’ refers to distributed denial of service, a form of cyberattack where a malicious party sends much fake traffic to the target web server. They do this to hack into the system, access the data on it, and make the website it stores unresponsive. The importance of DDoS protection and mitigation cannot be overstated. It matters more in today’s world of the internet where cybercrime is at a higher rate and data security is more important than ever before. Take a look at the following infographic for a brief idea about why DDoS protection matters in the world of web hosting.