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    GAO report shows how difficult IPv6 migrations really are

    How difficult are IPv6 migrations? A recent GAO report on DOD’s transition plan provides some sobering conclusions.

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    Manage compute seamlessly with the BlueCat OpenStack Adaptive Plug-In

    The BlueCat OpenStack Adaptive Plug-In provisions compute to support updates for DNS name resolution across the enterprise.

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    Drive DNS automation with the BlueCat Ansible module

    The BlueCat Ansible module makes it easy to use playbooks to provision DNS, DHCP, and IPAM resources.

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    BlueCat adds new capabilities to its DNS automation offering

    With its new automation offering, BlueCat is rolling out new ways to orchestrate network functions and increase efficiency.

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    WFH, DOH & DNS: Keeping networks secure during unprecedented change

    As we work from home, DOH (DNS over HTTPS) use is up by 1,500%. Learn what DNS tells us about network security and how BlueCat and Cisco Umbrella can help.

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    Why cleansing your DDI data is the most important part of a migration

    During a DDI migration, it’s important to get ahead of any bad data and misconfigurations before they wreak havoc on your future solution.

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    IP address provisioning should work like a vending machine

    There’s an alternative to free-for-alls or service desk tickets for provisioning IP addresses: automation with an IPAM system.

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    Introducing new deployment options for DNS Edge service points

    BlueCat now offers the ability to spin up a DNS Edge service point on most BlueCat DNS/DHCP Server (BDDS) models at no additional cost.

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    How DNS powers DevOps in DOD “software factories”

    DOD now has DevOps-led software teams to solve warfighter problems. Here’s how DNS will play a key role in powering their innovations.

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    Bolster defense-in-depth with BlueCat threat feeds

    Every network security product is only as good as the threat intelligence you feed into it. Here are your threat feed options with BlueCat.

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    Enterprise tactics to manage DNS for remote work

    When everyone’s working from home, there are a few network configurations you may want to pay more attention to. Here are some best practices to consider.

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    Migration Services

    When going through network modernization, network teams face the risk of business disruption
    with DNS migration.

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    The role of DNS in CMMC compliance

    This datasheet provides a quick overview of how DNS security plays into the CMMC controls, and how BlueCat promotes compliance.

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    Know the eight most common DNS records

    Know thy DNS: A primer on the top eight DNS records DNS records tell servers precisely how to respond to a DNS query. There are dozens of record types. And…

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    Cisco Umbrella + DNS Edge Product Feature Demo

    Deep dive into a user and managed device to learn how the integration between Cisco Umbrella and BlueCat’s DNS Edge enables you to detect, investigate, and…

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    The top four DNS response codes and what they mean

    Know thy DNS: Understanding the four most common DNS response codes How well do you know your DNS response codes? DNS queries and responses are fundamental…

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    SASE Hot Take with Andrew Wertkin & Jim Williams

    Gartner’s SASE convergence model has been creating quite a buzz in the industry. But what does it DNS have to do with it? Turns out, DNS is a pivotal…

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    What you can learn from an NXDOMAIN response

    At a basic level, an NXDOMAIN response means “that site doesn’t exist”. But to network admins, it can mean a whole lot more.

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    Is the Gartner SASE model the future of networking?

    The Gartner SASE model foreshadows the convergence of network and security solutions which will mean significant changes in network operations.

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    Protect your network from DNS hijacking

    In DNS hijacking, the IP addresses of your DNS servers are changed to addresses of attacker-controlled servers, redirecting users to malicious websites.…

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    What is DNS poisoning? How to prevent it?

    DNS poisoning (aka DNS cache poisoning or DNS spoofing) uses security gaps in the DNS protocol to redirect internet traffic to malicious websites.

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    Fortify your Defenses with Cisco Umbrella & BlueCat
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    Ease your transition to IPv6 DNS

    Moving to IPv6 DNS may seem daunting. Like most enterprises, you’re probably trying to remain on IPv4 as long as possible. But if you’re making the jump…

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    Service Points for Secure, Automated, Resilient Networks

    Remember when brick and mortar banks were the only option? It was pretty inconvenient. Now ATMs provide access to services everywhere at a fraction of the…

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