DHCP and DHCPv6: Commonalities and Differences
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by Scott Hogg
2w ago
Just like IPv4 and IPv6 have their similarities and differences, there are commonalities and differences between DHCP and DHCPv6. On IPv4 networks, nodes can either have their IP addresses statically configured or they can be dynamically configured with DHCP. IPv6 offers several methods of assigning IPv6 addresses to end nodes. Of course, nodes can have their IPv6 address statically configured, but there are also two dynamic address configuration methods: StateLess Address AutoConfiguration (SLAAC) and stateful DHCPv6. When to chose SLAAC or DHCPv6 was covered in a very early set of Infoblox I ..read more
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What’s New in Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.7: Guide to Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.7 New Features
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by Infoblox Technical Marketing Engineering Team
2w ago
Author: Mrigank Gupta   Introduction In the realm of network automation and infrastructure management, Infoblox stands as a pioneer, consistently delivering cutting-edge solutions to simplify and streamline complex network assignments. The latest update, version v2.7 of the Infoblox IPAM Driver for Terraform, promises enhanced efficiency, flexibility, and control over network resources. This update introduces exciting new features and improvements that cater to the evolving needs of network administrators and infrastructure managers. Terraform is a widely used popular infrastructure-as-co ..read more
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Implementing CISA’s Encrypted DNS Guidance: What it Means for Federal Agencies?
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by Craig Sanderson
3w ago
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued detailed guidance on implementing Encrypted DNS for Federal agencies, aligning with the Federal Zero Trust Strategy as mandated by OMB Memorandum M-22-09. M-22-09 requires agencies to encrypt DNS traffic and to use CISA’s Protective DNS (PDNS) for egress DNS resolution. This blog is the first part of a series that explains the key implications of the CISA Guidance for Federal agencies. It also outlines the critical steps and considerations in implementing these requirements. Requirements at a Glance The CISA Guidance o ..read more
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DNS MTTRS: Guardians of Broadband – Powering a Secure Future with PDNS
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by David Ayers
3w ago
In the digital era, where cyber threats loom large and data breaches are commonplace, Protective DNS (PDNS) emerges as a beacon of security. It’s not just a tool; it’s a commitment to digital safety, a sophisticated guard standing watch over the vast landscape of the internet. PDNS doesn’t just block the bad; it actively analyzes and responds, turning the Domain Name System (DNS) protocol—a foundational element of the web—into a dynamic shield against the onslaught of cyber risks. For broadband operators, the call to action is clear and present. Your networks are the highways of the digital wo ..read more
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What’s New in Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.6: Guiding to Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.6 New Features
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by Infoblox Technical Marketing Engineering Team
3w ago
Author: Mrigank Gupta   Introduction In the realm of network automation and infrastructure management, Infoblox has been a frontrunner, reliably and consistently providing cutting-edge solutions to simplify and streamline complex network assignments. With the most recent update v2.6 of the Infoblox IPAM Driver for Terraform, users can anticipate even greater efficiency, flexibility and control over their network resources. Let`s delve into this update’s exciting new features and enhancements. Terraform is a widely used popular infrastructure-as-code software tool created by HashiCorp. Use ..read more
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NIOS 9.0.4: Extending Resiliency, Visibility and Control for Hybrid Multi-Cloud Enterprises
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by Bob Rose
3w ago
Infoblox is thrilled to announce the general availability of NIOS 9.0.4, the latest iteration of our flagship Network Identity Operating System (NIOS). Building on 25 years of providing reliable, secure and market-leading network solutions, NIOS 9.0.4 solves hybrid, multi-cloud challenges while strengthening DDI and value-added solutions. NIOS 9.0.4 also accelerates time-to-value to save customers time and money, scale workloads and drive productivity wherever they do business. Key Benefits of NIOS 9.0.4: Solve Multi-Cloud Challenges In today’s complex multi-cloud, multi-regional and multi-acc ..read more
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What’s New in Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.5: Guiding to Infoblox Terraform Provider v2.5 New Features
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by Infoblox Technical Marketing Engineering Team
1M ago
Author: Mrigank Gupta   Introduction In the realm of network automation and infrastructure management, Infoblox has been a frontrunner, reliably and consistently providing cutting-edge solutions to simplify and streamline complex network assignments. With the most recent update, v2.6 of the Infoblox IPAM Driver for Terraform, users can anticipate even greater efficiency, flexibility, and control over their network resources. Let’s delve into this update’s exciting new features and enhancements. Terraform is a widely used infrastructure-as-code software tool created by HashiCorp. Users def ..read more
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The Promise of XDR: Exploring ESG’s XDR and SOC Modernization Survey
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by Bob Hansmann
1M ago
A recent ESG survey of 374 IT and cybersecurity professionals reveals how security leaders are facing the challenges of integrating XDR with existing security tools to reap all the promised rewards. This strategic move is aimed to enhance threat visibility, accelerate response times, and fortify security postures by unlocking XDR’s full potential to transform reactive security measures into a more proactive defense system. Infoblox found this vendor-neutral ebook report excitingly comprehensive as it even calls out bridging the gap between networking and security tools as a crucial part of a c ..read more
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What a Show! An Amplified Internet Scale DNS Probing Operation
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by Infoblox Threat Intel
1M ago
Author: Renée Burton and Dave Mitchell This blog is based on collaboration between Infoblox Threat Intel and co-author, Dave Mitchell. The campaign research reported here was completed in January 2024, while our findings on DNS amplification cover the past year. A global scale domain name system (DNS) probing operation that targets open resolvers has been underway since at least June 2023. We analyzed queries to Infoblox and many other recursive DNS resolvers in January 2024. While there are numerous commercial and academic DNS measurement operations conducted daily on the internet, this one s ..read more
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Break the Ransomware Supply Chain with DNS Threat Intel
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by Krupa Srivatsan
1M ago
The frequency of ransomware attacks is staggering, with 317.59 million ransomware attempts recorded in 2023 alone. While all types of organizations are targeted by ransomware, the likelihood of getting hit by ransomware generally increases for larger organizations with higher revenue. From an industry perspective, healthcare was one of the top sectors that reported an increase in attacks over the last year according to Sophos, with attack rate in that sector going from 60% to 67% over the last year. Business Impact is Costly Recovery from ransomware attacks is costly and it goes well beyond th ..read more
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