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Got Cryptolocker?

It is truly a rare occasion when you are in a customer meeting talking about an attack less than a week old and you see the customer jump out of his chair to acknowledge that his company experienced it. Even rarer is getting into the initial conversation and leaving with a purchase order. But that's what being at right place at the right time is all about.

One of the attacks that has been making the rounds recently is Cryptolocker, a type of ransomware attack.

Now Available for Download: Tapestry, an Open-Source Tool from Infoblox For Measuring Network Complexity

Happy Halloween! Infoblox is providing a treat, not a trick, today for the Software Defined Networking (SDN) community: Tapestry, an open-source tool for measuring network complexity is now available for download at FlowForwarding.org.

Tapestry has attracted much enthusiasm and many questions since we first announced the project on September 25th. Here are answers to some of the questions we’ve heard most frequently and a few thoughts on Tapestry’s future.

Why is Infoblox doing this?

Google's Shield

Google was in the news not very long ago because its Malaysian site had been hit with a DNS cache-poisoning attack. It came as a big surprise to everyone. One of the threat-research vendors that I was talking to remarked that the Google site hack did come in from one of the his company’s sources, but he and his colleagues expected it to be fixed by Google before it got noticed publicly.

“Incidence Response Is Like Herding Cats.”

I got this title from a very insightful CSO online article called “Understanding incident response: 5 tips to make IR work for you.” It reminded me of a conversation with an exasperated IT security guy who said, "It’s more like herding snakes!" My private response was, “Why would you want to herd snakes anyway?”

Recent blog activity

I'm excited to have been invited by Cricket Liu and Tom Coffeen to join Infoblox's IPv6 Center of Excellence (CoE) and to provide some content to the CoE Bloxhub site to spark some interesting discussion and debate around IPv6, DNS, network management and automation.

Introducing Ed Horley | Posted by Tom Coffeen on October 06, 2013 - 05:20:33 PM | 1 comment

The Infoblox IPv6 Center of Excellence is very pleased to introduce our latest Technical Advisory Board member, Ed Horley.

Importing users into NetMRI via the API | Posted by Sif Baksh on October 01, 2013 - 10:48:34 AM | 3 comment

Here's a perl script that shows how you can use the API to import users into NetMRI

Infoblox Q4 earnings discussion and what is coming ahead for us! | Posted by Christine Arnould on September 30, 2013 - 09:47:22 AM | 1 comment