New Security Measures for .gov Domains: How They Could Help Your Organization

DNS is a fundamentally insecure protocol, and DNS hijacking is becoming a common weapon in attackers’ arsenals. To mitigate this problem, the U.S. government’s DotGov domain registrar (responsible for providing .gov domains to local, municipal, and state government entities) has a new policy regarding changes to domain records.   It’s simple: DotGov will send automatically … Read more New Security Measures for .gov Domains: How They Could Help Your Organization

DNS Over HTTPS: Why, How, When, and What Is It, Exactly?

DNS, the old standby of name resolution protocols, has been with us for a long time and will be for a long time to come. But like any “old standby” protocol, DNS has some imperfections. Like many early internet protocols, DNS was designed with an almost total lack of security. Finding an IP address via … Read more DNS Over HTTPS: Why, How, When, and What Is It, Exactly?

Exploring the Use of DNS in Multi-Cloud Environments

The multi-cloud approach to modern IT means workloads—whether virtual machines, containers, or minimal applications—can be located on any one of multiple independent infrastructures; whether running simultaneously for fault-tolerance or when being moved between these. In a modern IT deployment, workloads can (and will) regularly move between cloud and onsite deployments, whether for price, maintenance, latency, or … Read more Exploring the Use of DNS in Multi-Cloud Environments