DNS protection could prevent approximately one-third of the total losses due to cybercrime—which translates into billions of dollars potentially saved.
According to “The Economic Value of DNS Security,” a new report published by the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), DNS protection could annually prevent between $19 billion and $37 billion in losses in the U.S. and between $150 billion and $200 billion in losses globally. GCA used data about cybercrime losses from the Council of Economic Advisors and the Center for Strategic and International Studies as the basis for GCA’s estimates of how much DNS protection, such as a DNS firewall, could save the economy.
DNS protection is quick and easy to implement. Cisco Umbrella is Symplexity’s tool of choice, and we include it in several of our managed security services programs.
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