Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management , Security Operations

The Role of DNS in Cybersecurity

Stuart Reed of Nominet on Improving Visibility
Stuart Reed, vice president, product, Nominet

DNS is cybersecurity's best-kept secret for eliminating threats, says Stuart Reed of Nominet, who explains the value of analyzing traffic.

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"The information within DNS and the anomalies that we are able to see within DNS by applying machine learning techniques ... help reduce the window of compromise," he says.

In a video interview at the recent Infosecurity Europe conference, Reed discusses:

  • The role of machine learning in mitigating risks;
  • The need to improve visibility;
  • The results of research on the CISO's role.

Reed is vice president, product at Nominet.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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