Blogs

  • Sign up now to learn how Security Information Exchange (SIE) & Passive DNS are changing the way investigators are effectively collaborating.

    Robert Edmonds, Eric Ziegast, Barry Greene The Security Information Exchange (SIE) and ISC’s Passive DNS System (DNSDB) are public benefit projects that are contributing to a shift in the way security companies work with each other. Please sign up now for one of two webinars on March 29th, 2011 (click here). In this webinar, we will: Provide an Overview of

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  • Blocking DNS

    COICA and Secure DNS Update: This article from March 2011 was superceded in some details by a article published in August 2011. If you reached this blog entry as a result of the SOPA markup meeting December 15 2011, you should read both articles. As a strong proponent of the private right of action for all Internet endpoints and users, I’ve long

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  • RTT Banding Removal From BIND 9

    In response to our customers and colleagues, ISC has chosen to remove the RTT Banding feature from BIND 9, starting with BIND 9.8.0. Other supported versions will have RTT Banding removed in their next releases. BIND 9.8.0 is scheduled to go out on March 1st, 2011. 9.8.1 will follow around a month later. Before Banding Prior to implementing RTT Banding,

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  • But Open Source Software is unsupported. Isn’t it?

    Open Source is not unsupported It’s a common misconception that open source software means it’s unsupported, that if you want to have 7×24 support you have to buy commercial software. Nothing could be further from the truth. The reality is that open source software is written by professional coders, is fully production quality and support is available. The major difference between

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  • An Ending and An Opportunity

    A new milestone in the history and evolution of the Internet has passed: On Thursday, February 3, 2011, it was announced that the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), steward of the Internet’s reserves of unassigned IP addresses, has distributed the final blocks of IPv4 addresses to the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). The RIRs, based in North America, Europe, Asia, South

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