Since the October 21st outage, there have been increasing concerns over the security, efficiency, and overall management of the Domain Name System (DNS). Everyone from tech blogs to daytime news programs have been hyping up the fear of these new IoT-based hacks and how they “took down half the Internet”.
This week DNS Made Easy hosted a widely viewed webinar explaining the benefits of adding a Secondary DNS provider. In light of recent attacks on DNS providers, Secondary DNS has become a necessity for businesses that require 100% availability.
- The Basics of Secondary DNS
- What you Probably Didn’t Know
- Performance Benefits
- Variations of Secondary DNS
- Primary / Secondary
- Hidden Primary
- Primary / Primary
- Choosing a Secondary DNS Provider
- Q & A
This kind of configuration became popular in the weeks following widespread DNS outages due to a major provider being downed by a DDoS attack.