Blogs

Last modified: January 30, 2014
  • BIND 9′s Security Record

    Introduction BIND 9 has an image problem. In fact, BIND of any version has had an image problem since at least the mid-1990′s, when the Internet stopped being a military/educational playground and turned commercial. That’s when security became an issue in a lot of places where people didn’t have to worry about it in the past. That’s when BIND started

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  • What’s Your Version?

    Who knew? We sure didn’t, and that’s why we’re asking. ISC has been providing BIND and ISC DHCP software for over 15 years now.  Publicly-available sources put our market share at over 80%, meaning our users come from a wide variety of industries and skill levels, but all depend on BIND.  In order to gain a better understanding of how

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  • Internet Systems Consortium Renews Commitment to BIND as Open Source – Jeff Osborn named President

    Internet Systems Consortium’s (ISC) Board of Directors named Jeff Osborn as Executive Director with the explicit goal of ensuring production-­‐ quality, fully featured nameserver software is available as open source, with no financial barriers to its use. Osborn will also serve as President of DNSco, ISC’s commercial subsidiary. “I am both thrilled and humbled to be trusted with the task

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  • Happy 30th Birthday, GNU!

    Happy 30th Birthday GNU Project!

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  • BIND 9.9.4 Released

    ISC is excited to announce the release of BIND 9.9.4, featuring Response Rate Limiting (RRL), security patches, and bug fixes for DNSSEC, RPZ and configuration modules. The latest dot release ensures the stability, robustness and security of your critical Internet infrastructure. Response Rate Limiting (RRL) A DNS DDoS attack works by forging queries that look like they came from the

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