Command and Control - a deeper look at DNS (ab)use

Presented by

Reuben Koh, Director, Security Technology and Strategy, APJ, Akamai

About this talk

DNS traffic is a highway of information, which can include many aspects of a modern attack, including Command-and-Control (C2) traffic, multi-staged attacks, and exfiltration. Analyzing more than 7 trillion DNS queries per day, Akamai has unique insight into dominant threats worldwide and in Asia Pacific. From our latest State of the internet/Security report, we will share our findings and insights into the latest attack trends based on DNS traffic of corporate and home networks that Akamai monitors and protects in real-time. Join us where we will take a closer examination and uncover: • How Asia Pacific compares against rest of world in C2 traffic • Updated insights of the most prevalent threats and attacker groups in Asia Pacific today • The role of DNS in a typical cyber breach kill chain • Practical advice and recommendations Presenter: Reuben Koh, Director, Security Technology and Strategy, APJ, Akamai Moderator: Alan Chan, CISSP-ISSMP, CSSLP, Member, (ISC)² Hong Kong Chapter
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