[dns-operations] Norton DNS: Symantec emulates OpenDNS and Google

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Tue Jun 8 09:10:20 UTC 2010

Jay Daley (jay) writes:
> > 	Absolutely, but the others have advanced speed and reliability as
> > 	one of the assets.  I find it ironic that Symantec is touting this
> > 	service as a security advantage, when it clearly isn't one.
> I agree, especially as it could even be a security downgrade if you switch to this service from a resolver that supports DNSSEC.

	That's what I was thinking.  And then a good way to get corporate
	customers frightened by the FUD to sign up for the on-site appliance/
	software solution that is not vulnerable to this.  Lead generation tool
	or service to the community...

> And then of course there is the interesting question of how they intend to implement synthesis once DNSSEC is turned on?  

	That's speculation at this stage, but yeah, interesting.

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