Investing in Security Versus Facing the Consequences
The internet and associated electronic communications mechanisms have revolutionized the way that the handle information, connect with each other and interact with organizations. Today, organizations routinely offer services via the internet to their customers, such as online banking and ecommerce. However, the information exchanged via such services is often highly sensitive and can be used for fraudulent purposes such as identity theft or the stealing of funds from an online banking account. One key avenue for attack is via the Domain Name System (DNS). DNS is the directory service for the internet, ensuring that messages and website requests are directed to the intended recipient or resource.