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DNS Monitoring – All you need to know about it

The significance of DNS Monitoring

The DNS Monitoring feature of your network monitoring solution is crucial. It aims to guarantee users’ reliable and secure access to the website or service they are using. DNS Monitoring involves keeping an eye on all Domain Name System (DNS) activity to ensure peak performance.

DNS Monitoring helps identify issues rapidly, identify potential security holes, and thwart malicious attacks. Finding DNS outages and often verifying DNS records for unforeseen changes are required. If a problem is found that can hurt your website or business, it can be fixed right away.

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DNS tunneling: Definition & Protection

DNS tunneling is a really dangerous attack that you should be aware of. In this post today, we will take place at it: its main purpose, how it works, and how you can protect against it. So, let’s begin this adventure.

The definition of DNS tunneling

As the name implies, the DNS tunneling is a Domain Name System attack type. It uses a tunnel through which it pushes malware via the client-server model.

In fact, this attack uses DNS as a communication channel to escape the victim’s firewall. Nowadays, we all use the Internet. And to be able to use it, we allow this DNS traffic to pass through our firewall. We do this because we want to access certain sites, or if we have, to access our site. Hackers know this very well and take advantage to attack us. 

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