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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 mind these days. So I'm sure you may have heard of two different methods of secure DNS - DNS over HTTPS (DoH), a...

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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,

    Enforce SafeSearch and YouTube restrictions

    DNSFilter enforces SafeSearch for Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yandex and YouTube. For YouTube, you can even adjust the level of restriction you wish to have.  Note that enforcing SafeSearch is only a...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How can I block social media/time-wasters?

    DNSFilter has a “Social Media” category to block Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. We also maintain lists of each of these sites so that you can add any of them to your Allow list, if necessary.

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    Is my information safe on your network?

    We can confidently say yes. The nature of our service is something like a constantly changing phonebook. We match internet names to IP addresses, and where those names are a security threat or are ...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    What is the hierarchy in which users, devices, Roaming clients, and sites take priority?

    The order of priority is as follows: User-applied policy. Managed or Manual Collection. MAC address. Private IP address. Roaming Client. Site configured public IPs. Fallback DNS.

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How can I tell which users are accessing which websites?

    The DNSFilter Users feature allows administrators to apply specific policies, schedules, and block pages to an organization’s users on a granular level when using the Roaming Client or Relay. Repor...

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  • Jillian Kossman created an article,

    How can I set different policies for different times of the day or different days of the week?

    DNSFilter has Filtering Schedules that you can set through an easy-to-use calendar. You can set different policies to take place anytime you like and any day you like.

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