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Anonymous IP more secure than one with DNS Record?

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Most of our user workstations use the same general NAT'd address of x.x.x.10 for their external IP.  We have a group of users that would like to access a service that requires a DNS pointer with a certain domain (in this case government).  I've always assumed it was more secure to have an anonymous IP without a DNS record pointing any port scanners right to us.  The other alternatives are to ask the service to put in a static pointer for us or make an exception for our IP.  

Do you think there a significant vulnerability increase if I request a DNS record?  
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there is no extra vulnerability if you have dns, it just makes is look more legit comparing with an ip without dns
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Thank you, your answer adds clarity to the issue.  I know it's not hard to find available IPs, just didn't want to add one more way!  

Thanks,
Clint
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