North West Ruby User Group

How Basecamp Handled a DDoS Attack

Thursday 19th June 7:00pm at The Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab)

This month at NWRUG, Will Jessop talking about DDoS attacks. We’ll hear how Basecamp were hit by them, how they recovered, and what they’ve done since to handle future attacks. This month’s talk is kindly sponsored by Basecamp.

The speaker

Will Jessop is a Rubyist and Ops guy at Baseamp. When he’s not defending their servers against nasty hackers, he’s building ping-pong ball collecting robots for fun and… well, mostly fun.

The schedule

  • 7:00pm :: How Basecamp Handled a DDoS Attack
  • 7:30pm :: Q&A
  • After     :: Post-talk drinks sponsored by Basecamp (venue TBC).

The location

The Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab) 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN.

About NWRUG events

Our events are free and open to anyone with an interest in Ruby, regardless of experience level. There is no need to register, just show up on the day! We want to keep NWRUG as welcoming and inclusive as possible so we ask that all attendies follow our Code of conduct. If you have any questions, get in touch.