Microsoft Announces Zero Trust DNS


ZTDNS will feature encrypted and authenticated connections.

Microsoft recently provided a preview of Zero Trust DNS (ZTDNS), a comprehensive framework that aims to lock down the Domain Name System, reports Dan Goodin.

The two main features of ZTDNS are:

  • Encrypted and cryptographically authenticated connections between end-user clients and DNS servers.
  • The ability for administrators to tightly restrict the domains these servers will resolve.

According to the Microsoft announcement: “ZTDNS integrates the Windows DNS client and the Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) to enable this domain-name-based lockdown.”

Read more at Ars Technica.



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