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How can good guys take advantage of DNS

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Oct 18, 2016.

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    DNS is a core infrastructure component that is often overlooked when thinking about security. It is often used by the bad guys to compromise an enterprise network. DNS Security is generally perceived as either securing DNS architecture and infrastructure from various attack vectors or maintaining a black and white website list to control access to malicious domains – while that is certainly an important part, there are far more security controls, intelligence and benefits that can be obtained from DNS which can be used by the good guys to their advantage. Humayun Wahab, a product marketing manager at Bluecat Networks, lists the various advantages of internal and external DNS to the enterprises that can proactively mitigate known and unknown threats.

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