DNS

Noteworthy

 As Neustar sees it, there are three key elements to dedicated DDoS protection: people, process and technology.

 While the danger is hardly over, these larger institutions have learned some painful lessons that smaller firms might heed as they seek to minimize risks.

 Why Can't a Product or Service Meet All My Needs??? With Professional Services, It Can!

 Real people are reporting attacks and real people are responding.

 As protests of all kinds seem to be gaining momentum these days, it will be interesting to see what develops next with DDoS attacks.

 Today, professional services teams must help clients do more with less — less staff, smaller budgets and fewer resources in general.

DNS / Industry Updates

Why We Decided to Stop Offering Free Accounts

For the last 15 years, all of us at Dyn have taken pride in offering a free version of our Dynamic DNS Pro product. What was originally a product built for a small group of users has blossomed into an exciting technology used around the world. more»

Tony Kirsch Announced As Head of Global Consulting of ARI Registry Services

ARI Registry Services today announced the appointment of Tony Kirsch to the role of Head of Global Consulting in light of his significant contribution to the New Top-Level Domain (TLD) Program, and to signify the organisation's commitment to providing world-class consultancy services. more»

24 Million Home Routers Expose ISPs to Massive DNS-Based DDoS Attacks

New research by Nominum, leading DNS and Internet Activity applications provider for Communication Service Providers, today reveals evidence that DNS-based DDoS amplification attacks have significantly increased in the recent months, targeting vulnerable home routers worldwide. more»

Dyn Acquires Managed DNS Provider Nettica

Nettica's more than 9,000 clients, including Evernote, the web's largest list management solution, will now have access to Dyn's advanced features and 18 global data centers. more»

Why Managed DNS Means Secure DNS

The current DNS protocol, "if my packets don't get through I'll just retransmit them and they're not critical" will no longer cut it in today's ever-changing security landscape. more»

Rodney Joffe on Why DNS Has Become a Favorite Attack Vector

DDoS attacks have continuously been on the rise and as you may have heard plenty already, more and more attackers are targeting DNS. In the following video, Rodney Joffe, Neustar's Senior Vice-President and Technologist, explain how hardened DNS can keep your business safe. more»

Motivated to Solve Problems at Verisign

As the world keeps changing, so do the requirements for products and services and the ways to achieve them most effectively. Our researchers and engineers continue to innovate and adapt to those changes, while also anticipating the next ones. more»

Dyn Announces Largest Quarter In Company History

Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet performance solutions, announced their third quarter (ending on Sept. 30, 2013) was one of the most successful in company history, as they closed more than $15 million USD in bookings and hired nearly 50 employees. more»

Diversity, Openness and vBSDcon 2013

Diversity is a central design principle of the Domain Name System; diversity is one reason the DNS industry in general, and Verisign in particular, doesn't do everything the same way and in the same place. more»

How Does Dyn Deliver on Powering the Internet? By Investing in Standards Organizations Like the IETF

As I reflect on my recent election earlier this month as the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Chair and the work that I perform at the IETF, I am very happy to work for a company like Dyn that invests its employees' time in organizations like the IETF in order to help continue the advancement of Internet standards. more»