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Lightboard Lessons: DNSSEC

DNS is absolutely critical to your life on the Internet. But, did you know that DNS was designed back in the 1980s and didn't really consider security as a key component? DNSSEC was developed to help with that problem. In this edition of Lightboard Lessons, I discuss the basics of DNSSEC and talk about how the BIG-IP can help protect your critical DNS infrastructure. Read more
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A Living Architecture

You often hear people say, 'oh, this is a living document,' to indicate that the information is continually updated or edited to reflect changes that may occur during the life of the document. Your infrastructure is also living and... Read more
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DevCentral Top 5: May 27, 2014

And here we are again...that fateful time when we admire and, yes, celebrate the amazing contributions of our DevCentral authors.  The easy part is writing about all the great content; the hard part is picking just 5 articles to... Read more
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The BIG-IP GTM: Configuring DNSSEC

This is the fourth in a series of DNS articles that I'm writing. The first three are: Let's Talk DNS on DevCentral DNS The F5 Way: A Paradigm Shift DNS Express and Zone Transfers   The Domain Name System (DNS) is a key... Read more
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The DNS of Things

Hey DNS - Find Me that Thing! There's a new craze occurring in homes, highways, workplaces and everywhere imaginable - the Internet of Things or as I like to call it, The Internet of Nouns. Sensors, thermostats, kitchen appliances, toilets... Read more
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DNS Reimagined keeps your Business Online

Whether your services are deployed in a data center or migrated to a hybrid cloud environment, DNS knows where to send your users to their cool new app or favorite social media experience. Invariably DNS points the way to a connected... Read more
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F5 Synthesis: DNS Shrugged

#DNSSEC #Cloud #SDAS #IoT #F5  DNS Anywhere and Everywhere   "In Greek mythology, Atlas (/ˈætləs/; Ancient Greek: Ἄτλας) was the primordial Titan who held up the celestial sphere. He is also the titan of astronomy and... Read more
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All your router are belong to us...

With the recent headlines about vulnerabilities in home broadband routers, http://www.scmagazineuk.com/concerns-over-asus-and-linksys-router-vulnerabilities/article/334710/ and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26417441 , I was reminded... Read more
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F5 Agility Summit 2012 - Infoblox

I meet with Infoblox's Senior Product Manager, Andy Voltmer about the F5/Infoblox partnership, the importance of DNS and the security around DNSSEC.  Reporting from the F5 Agility Conference in Times Square.psResources: F5 Rethink Your... Read more
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Carrier Grade DNS: Not your Parents DNS

Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the overlooked systems in the deployment of 4G and Next Generation All IP Networks. The focus tends to be on revenue-generating applications that provide ROI for these major investments. For these to be... Read more
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F5 Friday: No DNS? No … Anything.

#v11 DNS remains one of the most critical – and necessarily public – services within the data center. Neglect its security at your own peril…. DNS is still like your mom. Too often underappreciated and taken for granted, DNS – like many network... Read more
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DNSSEC: Is Your Infrastructure Ready?

A few months ago, we teamed with Infoblox for a DNSSEC webinar.  Jonathan George, F5 Product Marketing Manager, leads with myself and Cricket Liu of Infoblox as background noise.  He’s a blast as always and certainly knows his DNS. ... Read more
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The Skeleton in the Global Server Load Balancing Closet

Like urban legends, every few years this one rears its head and makes its rounds. It is certainly true that everyone who has an e-mail address has received some message claiming that something bad is going on, or someone said something they... Read more
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DNS is Like Your Mom

Both are taken for granted but provide vital services without which you and your digital presence would be lost. In the case of DNS, that should be taken literally. Mom. She’s always there, isn’t she? She kissed away your bumps and... Read more
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F5 Friday: The 2048-bit Keys to the Kingdom

There’s a rarely mentioned move from 1024-bit to 2048-bit key lengths in the security demesne … are you ready? More importantly, are your infrastructure and applications ready? Everyone has likely read about DNSSEC and the exciting day on which... Read more
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Dan Kaminsky Interview Part I

Peter Silva of F5 sits down with IOActive's Dan Kaminsky. In this extremely informative and lively discussion, the Domain Name System is the topic. DNS infrastructure, DNS vulnerabilities including DNS Cache Poisoning, DNSSEC and what's... Read more
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Dan Kaminsky Interview Part II

Peter Silva of F5 continues his conversation with IOActive's Dan Kaminsky. Please see Part 1 for complete description. In this segment, Dan talks about the discovery of DNS Cache Poisoning, DNSSEC and the overall importance of DNS to the... Read more
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Dan Kaminsky Interview Part III

Peter Silva of F5 finishes his chat with IOActive's Dan Kaminsky. Please see Part 1 for complete description. In this segment, DNSSEC conversation continues and Dan explains what's happened since his discovery of DNS Cache Poisoning... Read more
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My 2010 RSA Conference & Kaminsky Interview

I hung out at the 2010 RSA Conference last week and wanted to  share some observations from the show.  Rain early in the week reminded me of why the organizers moved it later in the Spring the past couple years but the sky’s cleared an... Read more
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The State of My Blog Address

Readers, distinguished bloggers, various feeds - A year ago this week, I crossed over into double-digit blog entries (a whopping 10 stories at the time but a relative blog newcomer) and was wondering what magical rant would make this Blog Go to... Read more
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Cybercrime, the Easy Way

The Dummies series is a great collection of ‘How to’ instructions on a wide array of topics and while they have not published a ‘Cybercrime for Dummies®’ booklet (and don’t think they will), DYI Cybercrime Kits are helping drive Internet... Read more
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It’s DNSSEC Not DNSSUX

Whenever keys, certificates, and PKI enter into a security solution’s architecture the solution almost always becomes overly complex. DNSSEC is no exception, but it doesn’t have to be. DNS plays a role in every application on the Internet. It is... Read more
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