The effectiveness of using DNS as a foundational element in future network security best practices


As cyberattacks escalate, Infoblox and Forrester Consulting investigated how security and risk (S&R) teams are using their DNS investments. The 203 respondents to the study reveal they most often use DNS to detect and block threats early in the kill chain, identify compromised devices, and investigate and respond to malware.

DNS is effective but under-utilized

The top findings underscore DNS is an effective but under-utilized tool for threat hunting and resolution even as alert fatigue challenges security teams to scale: