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Introduction

Verisign, which operates several of the Internet’s top-level domains (TLDs), including the largest, .COM, and two of its 13 root name servers, has launched a security service built on its recursive Domain Name System (DNS) service called the DNS Firewall.

Highlights

  • The DNS Firewall also provides customizable content and whitelist/blacklist filters the customers can edit to fit their specific requirements.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the growing importance of DNS infrastructure in IT security.
  • Explains the difference between authoritative and recursive DNS.

Key questions answered

  • What is the competitive environment into which VeriSign's DNS Firewall is entering?
  • How does DNS Firewall help against distributed malware attacks?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put Verisign DNS Firewall on your radar?

Highlights

  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts

Appendix

  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author

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