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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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Defeat Malware and Botnet Infections with a DNS Firewall
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This paper reveals a threat protection solution that can help you address any holes in enterprise security.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

BlueCat

Creating a Solid Foundation for DNS and DHCP
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore several design options available to network architects—including a number of recommended industry best practices that help ensure DNS and DHCP environments are reliable, secure and manageable.
Posted: 09 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BlueCat

DDoS Mitigation And DNS Availability Should Be Key Components of Resiliency Strategy
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an in-depth Forrester survey of 245 IT professionals from enterprises in the US and UK, looking at how they deal with DDoS and DNS security.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Verisign, Inc.

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Protecting DNS Infrastructure—Inside and Out
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper unveils the critical risk your domain name system (DNS) is in, and offers leading strategies to help you protect your infrastructure against outside-in and inside-out threats.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 29 May 2014

Infoblox

Creating a Best-of-Breed DDI Solution in a Microsoft Environment
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative whitepaper and learn how you can implement effective DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (DDI).
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Infoblox

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 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

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

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

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

IP Address Management (IPAM) -- Preventing Network Downtime
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the failsafe technologies that BlueCat Networks has incorporated into Proteus and Adonis (DNS/DHCP appliances) to protect against a wide variety of potential failure conditions.
Posted: 03 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

BlueCat

Removing Internet Anonymity Barriers with IP Intelligence
sponsored by Digital Element
WHITE PAPER: NetAcuity IP Intelligence technology provides an excellent way to non-invasively gather new intelligence about the online universe, and Digital Element delivers the de facto standard in IP Intelligence.
Posted: 31 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Digital Element

Managing DNS Services for Greater Network Security and Availability
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to manage your DNS services for greater network security and availability.
Posted: 24 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Neustar®
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