The Threat of DDoS Attacks and How Your DNS Can Protect You

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released a warning regarding a wave of denial-of-service attacks against finance and business organizations worldwide. Fortunately, a properly protected DNS can help mitigate those threats.

The DNS represents the gateway between your network and the Internet, and as such is frequently under attack. A recent global wave of DoS and DDoS attacks has emerged, per the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, and it represents a real threat to service availability for countless companies around the globe. These attacks can have real financial impact to businesses, and the first line of defense against them is the DNS.

At Secure64, we have recognized from the start the critical role our DNS plays in the health of the network at large, especially in the face of DDoS attacks, and built our DNS services accordingly. Starting with our SecureOS kernel, every Secure64 has multiple layers of protection to thwart DDoS attacks like the ones hammering businesses now.

6 Levels Of DDoS Protection In SecureOS

A notable part of these defenses is our proprietary DNS PipeProtector. PipeProtector not only detects DDoS attacks in real time, it tracks the abusive IPs and relays that information up to the router level, in order to blackhole the traffic before it even reaches the network. This unique approach to DDoS mitigation blocks the DDoS traffic upstream, before it can take your network or your servers offline.

DNS PipeProtector In Action

Denial-of-service attacks are an increasingly popular weapon of bad actors around the world, and it is essential that you protect yourself and your customers against them. Secure64’s multiple layers of protection turn your DNS into a shield between your network and these floods of malicious traffic, preserving uptime and protecting revenue.