DNS is a critical infrastructure service that supports every web-enabled application, yet most IT teams take DNS performance and security for granted.
When IT teams start analyzing DNS performance using the ExtraHop platform, they almost always discover that DNS is broken in some way. ExtraHop's DNS analysis reveals timeouts, errors, security vulnerabilities, and more.
With real-time analysis of all DNS activity, you can see:
Benefits of ExtraHop for DNS Monitoring
The most interesting thing we found with ExtraHop? There was a third-party application that was hammering our DNS servers to try to resolve names to nonexistent NTP servers on the Internet. ExtraHop allowed us to see this traffic and mitigate it.
Did You Know?
A DNS vulnerability was at the bottom of "the biggest reported DDOS attack in the history of the Internet." (Source: New York Times)
A DNS Dashboard for performance, availability, and risk mitigation is recommended best practice for any enterprise by DHS and the ITSRA working group along with ICANN. (Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security)Read how one company detected data exfiltration through DNS TXT records