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DEFINITION: A canonical name is the properly denoted host name of a computer or network server. A CNAME specifies an alias or nickname for a canonical host name record in a domain name system (DNS) database. In programming, the term "canonical" means "according to the rules." The DNS is the standard method of defining the locations of sites on the Internet, particularly Web sites.
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4 Reasons to Outsource Your DNS
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Minimizing network downtime is a top priority for all IT departments and this informative whitepaper explores 4 top reasons to outsource your DNS.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Dyn

Four Ways DNS Can Accelerate Business Growth
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the plethora of benefits that a robust and secure DNS can provide your organization. Read on to find out how you can significantly enhance your web experience for users, driving new streams of revenue.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Protecting DNS Infrastructure - Inside and Out
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at some top threats your network faces and explores the strategies needed to defend yourself against DNS-based attacks.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Infoblox

A Cybercriminal's Guide to Exploiting DNS for Fun and Profit
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores current network security trends and how to protect your DNS from various cyber-attacks.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Infoblox

Digital Bread Crumbs – Seven Clues To Identifying Who’s Behind Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: When establishing your security strategy, the ability to recognize who your attackers are and how they work is essential. This guide uncovers various facets of malware attacks and what they reveal about the culprit.
Posted: 04 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Are You Fully Prepared to Withstand DNS Atacks?
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Did you know since 2012 attacks on Domain Name System (DNS) have increased 200%? This white paper explores the role of DNS in the modern business landscape and the various strategies used to prevent attacks on DNS.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Infoblox

Protecting Your Enterprise Network
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper provides deeper insight into enterprise IT security threats and the implementation of modern tools that are available to build more robust domain name server (DNS) infrastructures, including DNS firewalls to close security gaps.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Infoblox

Disaster Preparedness for Core Network Services
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper details the potential of network failure and how building a more resilient network infrastructure can cut back on time lost during disaster recovery.
Posted: 18 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Defeating Advanced Persistent Threat Malware
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: How can you protect your organization from APT Malware?  Read this whitepaper to learn why a DNS Firewall implementation is a MUST for your organization and how the Infoblox DNS Firewall may be the industry's first true DNS security solution.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

The Dynamic DNS Infrastructure
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a full-proxy architecture for DNS that provides a complete solution for global, local, and cloud load balancing, helping you overcome all the growth and security challenges the DNS is facing.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

F5 Networks

The F5 Intelligent DNS Scale Reference Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: The Domain Name System (DNS) is arguably the primary technology enabling the internet. This guide explores why DNS architecture is essential to your network and how you can build an available, intelligent, secure, and scalable infrastructure.
Posted: 22 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Master List of DNS Terminology
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, you'll find the most common DNS terms and their definitions to help you better understand DNS.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dyn

IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore this year's report on the latest risks and security challenges organizations are facing today, and offers best practices to boost security fundamentals and policies to meet these advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top 5 DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This paper will highlight how traditional DNS infrastructure deployments can actually increase the risks of DNS attacks. Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Disaster Preparedness for Core Network Services
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will take a look at how failures can unexpectedly disrupt core network services and the applications that depend on them despite employing traditional approaches to providing redundant configurations. Read this white paper to learn how to minimize the effects of failures to ensure business continuity.
Posted: 15 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

How a DNS Firewall Helps in the Battle Against Advanced Persistent Threat and Similar Malware
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the role a DNS firewall can play in your security strategy for reducing loss of data due to stealthy advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other malware attacks.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Infoblox

STATE OF DNS AVAILABILITY REPORT
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to learn more about the domain name system vulnerabilities that you should keep in mind for the busy season. Find out some of the challenges of availability and the impact downtime can have on your enterprise by accessing this resource.
Posted: 26 Sep 2012 | Published: 26 Sep 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Cisco Prime Network Registrar
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a solution that will help you simplify the management of IP addresses and ease your transition to IPv6.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

IPv6 Transition Planning and Strategies for DHCP and DNS
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IPv4 addresses are running out and service providers need to make immediate decisions regarding deployment of IPv6. This paper will outline strategic considerations and approaches to the transition to IPv6 in a service provider environment.
Posted: 03 Aug 2011 | Published: 03 Aug 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

EMC's Unified Infrastructure Manager Makes Vblock Sing
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This report from Enterprise Management Associates discusses EMC Ionix Unified Infrastructure Manager (UIM) and how it integrates cross domain change and configuration management for Vblock using a single, common interface.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

EMC

Diagnosing the Cause of Poor Application Performance
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: When troubleshooting application performance issues, there are two steps you can take. First, understand the common causes and, second, use the right tool to diagnose them. Read about these common causes and learn about using the right diagnostic tool to quickly identify and resolve a problem.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Fluke Networks

Global Threat Trends - December 2009
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Review this report to see what threats had the highest number of detections in the past month according to the results of a sophisticated analysis provided by ESET's ThreatSense.Net.
Posted: 16 Sep 2009 | Published: 02 Sep 2009

ESET

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM
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