Intelligent CISO Issue 1 - Page 65

Inflobox expert: 10 keys to Improving DNS security Ali Sleiman, Technical Director Middle East and Africa at Infoblox Ali Sleiman, Technical Director Middle East and Africa at Infoblox, suggests 10 ways to improve DNS security. T www.intelligentciso.com | Issue 01 DNS is the cornerstone to almost all other services and protocols . . . an appealing target to attackers. that your browser uses to quickly find a file that might be stored in a computer anywhere on earth. DNS is becoming a more common target of network attacks. As one of the oldest and most relied-on protocols of the modern Internet, DNS is the cornerstone to almost all other services and protocols. This makes DNS an appealing target to attackers. Because it is one of the most relied-on protocols, stopping 65 he amount of data that the Internet contains is growing at an astronomical pace. A single computer doesn’t hold it all, of course; this much data must be distributed across countless computers all over the world. Even so, with an Internet connection, you can navigate to any file on the Internet as easily as you find a file on your own hard drive. This amazing capability comes from the Domain Name System or DNS. DNS is the tool