NSA pilots secure DNS model to protect against malware attacks

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System will be rolled out to US defence contractors

The US National Security Agency (NSA) is working on a secure domain name system (DNS) model with an aim to protect American defence contractors from malware attacks. At the virtual Defense One T...

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