Network Management News & Reviews

  • Fully Automated Key Management and Rollover Eliminates Barriers to DNSSEC Adoption

Infoblox Inc. recently announced availability of additional functionality to help organizations simplify deployment of the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), a suite of IETF specifications for securing information provided by DNS.

Many security researchers are expressing growing alarm over the state of DNS security. Security researcher Dan Kaminsky, Director of Penetration Testing at IO Active who exposed the "Kaminsky DNS vulnerability" and is advocating implementation of DNSSEC, commented: "The lack of DNS security not only makes the Internet vulnerable, but is also crippling the scalability of important security technologies.

And, underscoring the importance of DNS security and DNSSEC, implementation of DNSSEC is mandated for U.S. Federal government agencies by the end of December 2009.

Proprietary Application by Glowpoint Enables Scheduled or On Demand Remote Diagnostics of Video Rooms for VNOC Managed Service Customers

Glowpoint announced the unveiling of an automated diagnostic application called Video Room Sweep ("VRS") that automatically performs comprehensive "sweeps" and emulations of video sessions for all components of telepresence and video conferencing rooms. Designed to offer a more automated and scalable proactive level of managed service, VRS can ensure higher in-use rates of video technology, resulting in predictable performance and a higher return on investment.