DNS Security Filtering
Benefits of DNS Security Filtering
Robust and Reliable
Strong Network Defense
No Hardware Required
Known Threat Protection
How it Works
Checking Requested Domains
The service protects against malware, ransomware, phishing, and DNS data exfiltration by automatically checking requested domains against Akamai’s real-time domain risk scoring engine. Domains and IP addresses associated with malicious sites will not be resolved, preventing users from accessing the malicious sites.
Dashboard Portal Features
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) Management Page – Policies are easily managed and changed.
DNS Security Filtering Dashboard – Allows users to quickly identify threats and begin implementing solutions.
Security Policy Configuration Page – Where the 4 threat categories are configured (Malware, Phishing, C&C, and DNS Exfiltration).
Key Monitoring Features
Real Time Threat Intelligence – Up-to-the-minute threat intelligence with low false positives.
AUP Management – Customize and enforce your enterprise AUP and ensure compliance by limiting access to certain content categories.
Analysis and Reporting – Real-time insight via an easy-to-use dashboard into all outbound enterprise DNS traffic.
Security Insights – Quickly understand why Akamai has added a domain or a URL to its threat intelligence lists.
Logging – DNS logs are retained for 30 days and can easily be exported as a .CSV file or integrated into a SIEM for further analysis.
Enterprise Connectors – Endpoint client, Sinkhole, and ETP Proxy features available at no additional cost.
MCNC’s DNS Security Filtering service is powered by Akamai. This instructional video, provided by Akamai Technologies, will help you navigate through the latest features of the new User Interface for Enterprise Threat Protector – The Enterprise Center.
DNS Security Filtering Webinar – 11-30-2023
Watch MCNC’s Ruthy Mabe and Akamai’s Douglas Holland provide updates on and answer questions about MCNC’s DNS Security Filtering service and its features.
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