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Digital Security and Compliance Priorities: Before, During and After COVID-19
Digital Security and Compliance Priorities: Before, During and After COVID-19

Before COVID-19, enterprises are sure to experience material security breaches due to a history of short-term priority setting, autopilot driven by shareholder demands that put off addressing digital risk exposure.

How to Simplify DNSSEC Adoption
How to Simplify DNSSEC Adoption

Any company with an online presence — that is, every organization — is vulnerable to attacks that compromise the DNS. DNS attacks can disable a website, compromise and alienate customers, and hurt the bottom line. DNSSEC is an important defense measure to mitigate DNS vulnerabilities. Despite increasing attention from cyber-security agencies and IT security operators, enterprise adoption […]

How to Know If Your DNSSEC Is Working
How to Know If Your DNSSEC Is Working

DNSSEC, the security settings that validate domain query data, is a critical component in defending the domain name system. DNSSEC uses pairs of encrypted public and private keys to validate DNS query data. This is essential to protect clients from forged DNS data that can result from cache poisoning, a man-in-the-middle exploit that can present fraudulent and harmful […]

The Real Risks of Not Deploying DNSSEC
The Real Risks of Not Deploying DNSSEC

To understand the importance of DNSSEC, you need to know what can happen without it. Hackers aggressively target the DNS because it’s both vulnerable and valuable. Without DNSSEC in place to authenticate a legitimate online destination, an organization’s priceless user traffic can be hijacked. When the DNS is compromised, companies and their customers both suffer the consequences. Organizations can lose […]

Challenges of Deploying DNSSEC
The Challenges of Deploying DNSSEC

Why Is DNSSEC Adoption So Low? DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) are a proven security measure to defend against DNS hijacking, yet surprisingly few organizations have deployed it. Those that have deployed often fail to ensure it’s actually working on the domains they believe to be covered. Poor enterprise DNSSEC adoption is a serious concern to Internet […]

How DNSSEC Works – And Why Every Organization Needs It
How DNSSEC Works – And Why Every Organization Needs It

DNSSEC protects brands by ensuring internet users won’t be misdirected to unauthorized online content destinations. Here’s how it works.

What is DNSSEC
What Is DNSSEC?

DNSSEC is the most effective security measure a company can implement to defend against DNS hijacking. In part 1 of this 6-part series, we explain what DNSSEC is and why it’s so effective.

When You Want to Improve DNS Security, Focus on Efficiency
When You Want to Improve DNS Security, Focus on Efficiency

Inefficient and costly DNS management practices undermine DNS security. 70% of the Fl 000 has yet to implement DNSSEC or DMARC because it’s too hard to manage. See the three basic efficiency practices that make DNS security easy to deploy.

Effective DNS Security Starts With These 4 Best Practices
Effective DNS Security Starts With These 4 Best Practices

Few organizations deny the importance of protecting the DNS, yet the challenges of managing and securing domain name systems leave organizations at risk of attack. In this blog post, we discuss how to protect the DNS using security best practices. Follow these guidelines to keep your digital enterprise and customers safe: Consolidate Domains to a […]

Why Is DNS So Hard to Manage?
Why Is DNS So Hard to Manage?

Enterprise DNS is more vulnerable to attack than ever, despite well-known best practices intended to prevent compromise. Why is this the case? The reality is, DNS is hard to manage. Learn three ways to make DNS management easier to improve security.

How to Minimize Threats With These 7 DNS Security Solutions
How to Minimize Threats With These 7 DNS Security Solutions

DNS security is easily compromised and more targeted than ever. In this post, discover seven DNS management practices that mitigate DNS security risk and protect your organization and digital users.

External DNS Security: An Overlooked IT Security Threat
External DNS Security: An Overlooked IT Security Threat

Enterprise IT security frequently overlooks the DNS – an increasingly vulnerable layer to every organization’s cyber security. Learn how common DNS security weaknesses could be a threat to your organization’s digital operations and brand value.

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