Threats to DNS Are Threats to Your Business
What You Can Do
DNS touches upon a myriad of other technologies that are critical to operating your business. There are many interconnected operations within the address resolution process, and bad actors can inject themselves at various stages, making the definitions of discrete attack types unclear, It is often more useful to consider the attacker’s end goal, as opposed to looking at threats to DNS by named attack types, to clarify issues and avoid confusion. Threats to DNS are threats to your business.
Primary categories of DNS attacks include:
DNS can ensure that your users get the fastest response possible, without having to change your network or infrastructure.
Attacks that deliver a bad/false answer to a DNS query.
Attacks that prevent requestors from getting any answer to a query.
Attacks that use DNS as a transport mechanism.
This paper explains how simple steps can make your DNS a positive business tool while at the same time eliminating some very real risks.