The Domain Name System (DNS) has gone through many changes over the years since its birth around 1985. But even before this, in the very early days of computer networking, it became a necessity to map the computerised machine addresses of computer and network entities to more human friendly names.more →
Tag: DNS Security
Ransomware Attack Scenario at “Shoes-4-U” – How Would You React?
Ever wondered what it’s like to experience a cyber-attack? Want to know what the warning signs are? This article recreates a typical ransomware attack scenario of what a business may go through in the first 24 hours when experiencing a data breach.
Fictional high street shoe retailer Shoes-4-U, with branches in every town nationwide, has recently received an email from a supplier.more →
Recursive DNS – Does Your Organization Have A Security Blind Spot?
This month we share another blog from our technology partner Akamai on the topic of recursive DNS. Targeted threats such as malware, ransomware, data exfiltration, and phishing are increasing in volume yet many organizations have a blind spot when it comes to the Domain Name System (DNS).
Although every action on the Internet relies on recursive DNS, many security organizations fail to install corresponding safeguards.more →