DNS RPZ (Response Policy Zones) – Using DNS as a layer of defence – Part I

Update (06/08/2020) – APNIC has published this post on their blog. Robbie Mitchell from APNIC was of great help in correcting a few things and polishing the article. You can read the Part 1 on the APNIC blog here DNS(Domain Name System) is the crucial & ubiquitous fabric of the Internet.  While on the surface, […]

Junk to the root

DNS root servers are the heart of the DNS infrastructure. Although there are just 13 of them, the actual number comprises of 1084 instances in Anycast operated by 12 independent root server operators. A recent study by ICANN OCTO on Analysis of the Effects of COVID-19-Related Lockdowns on IMRS Traffic shed some light on DNS […]