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Are Modern DNS Applications Secure Enough?

Are Modern DNS Applications Secure Enough?
Paul Mockapetris, the co-creator of the domain name system, theorizes that the Internet is susceptible to a catastrophic failure due to a DNS attack. Although DNS has evolved greatly in the more than three decades since its development, he surmises that perhaps it hasn’t evolved enough or at least not as rapidly as other aspects of the Internet. Part of the problem may be a lack of competition. After all, there are still only about two dozen distinct DNS applications or domain name servers in widespread usage.

Security Assessment Report Reveals Top DNS Threats

Security Assessment Report Reveals Top DNS Threats
A recent dns security assessment report that covers the first quarter of 2016 for companies in Canada and the United States revealed that 80 percent of networks assessed demonstrated evidence of malicious DNS-based activity. That means that out of the hundreds of systems surveyed, four out of every five had been or were currently the victim of a security breach through DNS activity.

What Questions To Ask When Looking For A DDI Solution

What Questions To Ask When Looking For A DDI Solution
A comprehensive DDI solution is an integral element of enterprise-level security for any modern business. DDI stands for DNS, DHCP and IPAM. Your Domain Name System, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol and Internet Protocol Address Management components are all parts of your network that will be targeted by hackers and software seeking to breach it and your dns firewall. With that in mind, let’s consider five crucial questions to ask when deciding on a DNS security solution.