Comprehensive DNS Security and DNSSEC

Learn the foundations of the DNS, how it works and how to make it secure. Explore DNSSEC and TSIG. Configure BIND.


Welcome to the “Comprehensive DNS Security and DNSSEC” course.

In this course, you will learn the foundation of the Domain Name System, how it works and how to make it secure. You’ll learn DNS functions, DNS history, DNS structure and architecture and DNS security.

  • You will learn the difference between authoritative DNS and recursive DNS.

  • You will understand what is a zone file and what is a reverse zone file.

  • You will see the most common attacks against DNS systems and how to secure your infrastructure.

  • You will understand BIND DNS configuration as a recursive server as well as as an authoritative server.

We will cover the techniques used to target DNS systems as well as those that take advantage of the DNS system to carry out a malicious activity. Examples include:

  • Fingerprinting the DNS

  • Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) against DNS.

  • DNS Spoofing

  • DNS Amplification attacks

  • Cache poisoning

  • Domain hijacking

You will learn to use different command line tools and utilities, such as whois, dig, hping3, fpdns, etc.

You will learn to read the DNS packet information, such as the header, the answer section, and the additional information section.

You will be able to understand the security and filtering on incoming requests using Response Policy Zones, and tracking down bad domains.

You will discover DNSSEC, the framework that is being adopted to sign and secure DNS communications. TSIG is also covered in this course.

This course will be kept updated with relevant material when the students ask for it. So, don’t hesitate to leave a message. Feel free to suggest topics you’d like to understand more.

For more information don’t hesitate to ask in the Q&A section, I’ll be happy to help.

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I wish you a happy learning experience.

Thank you for choosing this course.

Taoufik Znibae

Total Students295
Original Price($)1799
Sale PriceFree
Number of lectures28
Number of quizzes4
Total Reviews42
Global Rating4.1
Instructor NameTaoufik Z.

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