Make DNS Your Best Early Warning and Your First Line of Defense
Every IT professional knows by now that Domain Name System (DNS) servers are risky business, with attackers using them to redirect traffic to malicious sites, communicate with command-and-control servers, steal data, and bring down networks.
What is less commonly known is that DNS can be configured to protect itself against attacks, and furthermore become a security asset that augments traditional defenses such as firewalls, antivirus software, and security and event management systems (SIEMS).
Read this SANS white paper and learn:
- What the latest attack vectors are, and what they can do your business
- Best practices for collecting and utilizing DNS data to raise your threat awareness and refine your threat response
- How you can use insights gleaned from DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI) data to improve your existing security procedures
DNS is a natural control plane and the logical first line of defense for malware detection, and mature information security programs are opening DDI information up to actionable analysis.
Download the white paper today and learn how to turn a liability into an asset.