Securing DNS to Thwart Advanced Targeted Attacks and Reduce Data Breaches

by John Pescatore
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute

Internet traffic is severely affected when critical DNS services are not reliable or are compromised by cyber attacks, just as highway traffic is disrupted or stopped when bridges are damaged. Even worse than disruption, insecure DNS services can be used by attackers to impersonate a business and route customer traffic to malicious sites that steal usernames, passwords, account information or valuable intellectual property.