Top 10 ways to protect DNS

Attacks on DNS are a favorite of hackers, so TechRepublic offers this security reminder.

Here's "ten things you should know about securing DNS" - a network vulnerability point hackers love to attack - courtesy of TechRepublic.

  • Use DNS forwarders
  • Use caching-only DNS servers
  • Use DNS advertisers
  • Use DNS resolvers
  • Protect DNS from cache pollution
  • Enable DDNS for secure connections only
  • Disable zone transfers
  • Use firewalls to control DNS access
  • Set access controls on DNS registry entries
  • Set access controls on DNS file system entries.
Read the full article at TechRepublic.


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