How Does It Works? A Detailed Overview

DNS security is critical in today's world to protect against the growing threat of DNS attacks.

The risk of financial loss, data theft, and reputational damage increases for organizations that do not take DNS security seriously.

What is DNS filtering?

DNS filtering is a technique to control or limit access to specific websites or internet services by filtering domain name requests.

Security Content control Bandwidth management Compliance

What does a DNS filter do?

A DNS filter, also known as a DNS blocker or DNS-based web filter, is a type of content filtering technology used to prevent access to specific websites or types of content.

Organizations commonly use DNS filters to enforce acceptable use policies, protect against malware and phishing attacks, and prevent access to inappropriate or non-work-related content.

How does the DNS Filter block malicious domains?

DNS filtering is an efficient and effective way to protect users from malicious content.

DNS Query Query Inspection Filtering Rules Blocking Malicious Domains Logging and Reporting


Provides advanced threat protection, including real-time content analysis and malware scanning

Inspects both HTTP and HTTPS traffic

Can enforce granular security policies, such as access control and data loss prevention

Provides detailed reporting and analytics


More complex to implement and manage

This may introduce latency due to the additional processing and inspection

Can be more expensive compared to DNS filtering