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Jillian Kossman

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How are my DNS requests to a large service or CDN provider handled when my city is different than the nearest DNSFilter Anycast node city?

    Utilizing the largest public Anycast network, our transit provider boasts an impressive 2300+ BGP peers and growing, with 19+ Internet Exchange memberships and an open peering policy. Our anycast n...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    Should I use DNS over TLS? How about DNS over HTTPS?

    Security is at the forefront of what we do at DNSFilter, and is always on everyone's minds these days, so I'm sure you may have heard of two different methods of "secure" DNS - DNS over HTTPS (DoH)...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    Should I use DNS over HTTPS?

    The existence of DoH highlights the importance of maintaining control over your DNS data. By employing DNSFilter to secure your DNS, you are preventing DNS tracking and spoofing. See our blog for a...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How do I stop phishing, ransomware, and malware?

    By enabling DNS protection, you can filter out phishing, ransomware, and malware sites altogether. That means if an employee opens and clicks on a phishing email, the link in the email won't work. ...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    What is DNS? What does DNS stand for?

    DNS stands for "Domain Name System" or "Domain Name Server". DNS takes a domain name, such as www.dnsfilter.com, translates it to an IP address and serves up the content located at that IP address....

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    What is DNS filtering?

    DNS filtering is a defense tool that prevents cybersecurity threats by following simple logic: if a website has something potentially dangerous within it, DNS filtering blocks a user from visiting ...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How does content filtering work?

    Content filtering is the best way to block websites that you don’t want employees to access on your company network.  When you use a content filtering solution like DNSFilter, you’re able to: Cont...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How robust is DNSFilter's network infrastructure?

    DNSFilter supports a technology called eDNS0 Client Subnet (ECS) – When we receive a request from you, we note your public source IP; and we pass along the /24 of that to the authoritative DNS of O...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    Does DNSFilter offer Multi-factor Authentication (or 2FA) for account security?

    Yes. Multi-factor Authentication is a way to secure your DNSFilter account further by requiring more than just your username and password. You can set up Multi-factor authentication using any devic...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    What is DNSFilter's value from a security standpoint?

    We are the first line of defense in protecting your business. We block threats before your employees gain access to them. We are an extremely effective security solution for preventing requests to ...

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