Is DNS a Vector for Attackers? Make DNS your first line of defence

Secure your Network from the Core with Infoblox and Empowered

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With Infoblox Security Solutions from Empowered, you can safeguard your network with automated malware protection,  detect and prevent DNS-based data exfiltration, and maintain DNS integrity and service availability.

Eliminate DNS service disruption from the broadest array of DNS-based attacks

Defend against volumetric attacks, including DDoS and TCP/UDP/ICMP floods Prevent DNS-specific exploits, including hijacking & cache poisoning Infoblox Advanced DNS Protection distinguishes between legitimate and malicious DNS traffic in real time, enabling your DNS server to respond only to valid queries, even while under attack

Detect & Prevent DNS-based Data Exfiltration

Conventional security measures – Firewalls, IDS and more – are not designed to inspect and analyze for signs of data theft Safeguarding your network from data exfiltration requires a specialized focus on DNS protection Detect and automatically block attempts to steal data via DNS in Real Time with Unique Behavioral Analytics

Proactively Detect & Automatically Contain Malware

Over 91% of malware uses DNS to communicate with Command & Control Servers (C&C) Existing security controls – Firewalls, Email & Web Proxies and more – rarely focus on DNS and associated threats Proactively Detect & Automatically Mitigate Malware that uses DNS to communicate with Command and Control Servers (C&C) and Botnets, or redirect traffic to malicious sites

Remediate Infected Devices Faster and More Efficiently

Seamless integration with IPAM and DHCP provides context & network connectivity, to speed remediation of infected devices. Share exfiltration threat information in real time with endpoint security, Network Access Control (NAC), and Security Incident & Event Management (SIEM) technologies. View incidents in the context of network assets & security policies. Insights help you investigate, assess risk & pre-empt future threats.

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Deploys on hardened, scalable hardware

All solutions run on Purpose-built Appliances, offering:

  • Remote Management, with environmental and fault monitoring
  • High Availability design with ECC RAM & redundancy features
  • Low power consumption, and support for the Go Green initiative
  • Solutions for high-performance DNS caching, U.S. Gov’t security requirements, NEBS compliance, DC power and more

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Empowered and Infoblox

  • Empowered is a Platinum-level Infoblox partner
  • Empowered and Infoblox have a Strategic Partnership on NetMRI.
  • Empowered has Advanced certifications in sales, professional services and training
  • Empowered’s Advisor product is licensed by Infoblox and sold as a companion product to both NetMRI and Network Insight.
  • Empowered Topology Viewer technology is licensed by Infoblox and incorporated into the latest release of NetMRI
  • Long list of reference accounts throughout North America

Infoblox DNS Documents

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