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Protect DNS: A Conversation With Dave Dufour of Webroot

DNS is one of the basic services on which the web is based and it has proven to be robust and scalable to an astounding degree. Unfortunately, it's also vulnerable to hacking and can be a serious attack vector if left unprotected. Dave Dufour, director of cybersecurity and engineering at Webroot, is an expert on DNS and its implications in network security. Security Now talked with Dufour about the issues with DNS and what organizations should be doing to protect their networks, employees and customers from DNS-based threats.

Read more of the interview on Security Now.
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I've had a couple of instances were Windows 10 is being allocated IPv6 addresses despite there not being a IPv6 DHCP Server on the network.  It's caused some Domain connectivity issues.  Anyone else seen anything similar to this?
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by:Shaun Vermaak
That is an IPv6 site-local address. MS recommends against disabling IPv6. I would add IPv6 range to DHCP (https://www.ultratools.com/tools/rangeGenerator) because site-local addresses sometimes contains the MAC address
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by:David Atkin
That's what we've been doing, disabling IPv6.  I've struggled to find any other information about the problem which is why I've asked really.

@Shaun, thank you for the site local address info
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This guy filed the only formal complaint with the FCC about Verizon.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/9/16114530/net-neutrality-crusade-against-verizon-alex-nguyen-fcc

Nguyen's complaints are comprehensive and wide-ranging. He points to Verizon temporarily blocking the Nexus 7, third-party iPhone 6s, and third-party Nexus 6s. He brings up Verizon charging people more for bringing their own phones to the network. He argues Verizon compelled phone providers to disable FM radios. He also mentions Verizon blocking PayPal, OneDrive, Samsung Pay, and other built-in apps.

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Altogether, he alleges, Verizon has violated openness rules in six different ways, ranging from discriminatory pricing, to limiting customer choice, to simply lying about its network.
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by:Kyle Santos
Wow.  Meanwhile, Ajit is up there ignoring this guy's case.  Sheesh.  I'm becoming more and more disappointed by Verizon.
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by:Juana Villa
I think it is admirable what he is doing. It will be a long process, a big corporation vs a man.
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I finally decided to get one of these open source customizeable routers and I'm loving it. It's for advanced consumers and it is a bit pricey but it works well and is really fast.
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by:Brandon Lyon
I was going to order from Amazon but they ran out so I ordered from the same company on eBay. I tried waiting for the higher spec'd one but I couldn't wait any longer. It looks like they're back on Amazon now though.
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by:Kyle Santos
@Craig, you see this episode? haha
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAJbOygaJ0o
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I was just reading Andrew Leniart's entertaining tale of dealing with a client's network connection issue. (Go check it out... I'll wait...)
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Ok, cool, now that you've read it, I'm sure it's something many of you have encountered—user says that they restarted something, but clearly they didn't. Made me think that in the current era where smartphones with cameras are so ubiquitous, a way to verify that the device in question actually had power would be to have the client take a photo of it and send that to you. Then you could know if A.) they were looking at the right device and B.) the power lights were really on.

Think it'd work? You ever try anything like that? Oh, and if you've got a similar SysAdmin tale, be sure to go comment on that same post!
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For more information about the exams available and how to prepare for them:

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Does someone have experience with SaaS solution for network security management?
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2012 SCCM PXE BOOT Error.

When I try to boot from the network it detects DHCP and will ended error with 0xc0000098.
attached error images on same.

Done with all below things.

1. Added operating system image and distributed, added operating system upgrade package and distributed.
2. Boot images properties selected deploy this boot image from the PXe .
3. In Distribution Point properties I have checked enabled pxe support for clients.
4. DHCP 66,67 option selected entered value.

Please help anyone on this.
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by:farid jan
if it didn't help. probably your boot files are not correct boot image.
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There's been a lot of discussion lately about Net Neutrality and the various pros/cons. While I'm loath to have unnecessary legislation or "solutions in search of a problem" and greatly respect those viewpoints of the debate, I've ultimately fallen on the side in favor of Net Neutrality. Nilay Patel over at The Verge pulls no punches in his eloquent article that highlights so many of the reasons that have shaped my view on the issue.

It's a long read, but well worth it. This sort of thing impacts all of us in IT and no matter what happens or what opinions you hold on the matter, I'm hopeful we can all find common ground in keeping the internet great.
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by:Craig Kehler
Hey Jim on the off topic concerns, we are seeing an increase in traffic overall based on our efforts. See more information here
http://blog.experts-exchange.com/ee-blog/community-update/

I looked at the stats for the My SQL Server topic and the questions asked, excluding deleted, were up year over year for April and May but saw a decline in June. I'll see if I can find further indications why this is the case.

One thing I use that you may find useful is Google Trends. It can help you see how in general search terms are trending.

https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=2015-06-12%202017-07-12&q=%2Fm%2F0120vr

We are very interested in the health of topics, feel free to message me if you have some further insights or concerns.
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by:Jim Horn
(reading for the first time)  Nice article.  Gotta like that action.  I suppose it's difficult to interpret results and do a cause-and-effect to what EE initiative led to the increase(s) in volume.    

It was very unexpected when Gene agreed to sponsor my SQL Saturday last year, to include free memberships, and was disappointed when that didn't translate to signups.  Perhaps I need to rattle a few cages in my local SQL community.

One thing I never really understood (keep in mind I'm not an SEO guy) is why tags were discontinued from articles in place of the question title.  Last year I tried doing a Google search for keywords that should have resulted in my articles in the search results (SQL Server GROUP BY, SQL Server CASE, etc.) and results were not that hot.  

For some reason my two Requirements Document Template articles get significantly higher views then the other articles.   Maybe I just nailed the title correctly.  A Google search for 'requirement document template reporting' shows my article as #2.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
and I've got plenty of Bee - photos!
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by:Lucas Bishop
I don't get what all the buzz is about?
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Today's ransomware attack is spreading by SMB through the local network and is known as WannaCry.

Post your advice or news on the currently named "Petya" attack and be sure to ask any questions by tagging the topic "ransomware"  to get solutions fast!
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by:krakatoa
To vaccinate your computer so that you are unable to get infected with the current strain of NotPetya/Petya/Petna simply create a file called perfc in the C:\Windows folder and make it read only.
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