At DNSFilter, we’re focused on DNS security. With the infiltration of SaaS applications, it’s more important than ever to prohibit risky applications from being used on your network.
A single application is not a single domain. An application, like the messaging application Discord or the remote desktop application tool TeamViewer, is actually constructed of many domains. Sometimes tens of thousands.
That means the ability to wholly block these domains with block lists alone is out of reach. There will always be new domains associated with the app that you need to manage and add to your block list, and adding that volume of domains isn’t realistic (or scalable).
Not to mention, many of the domains associated with an application aren’t obviously related, which makes identifying Shadow IT discovery difficult.
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AI, LLM, generative content, NLP, big data, neural processing, machine learning, GPT. In 2023 it's undeniable that these were some of the most heard terms from various businesses, news outlets and the social media sphere. Ultimately this alphabet soup can mean just as much as it sometimes doesn’t—and, as often is the case, the internet leans into the trend.Sites popped up everywhere—some reputable while others less so—promising cyberpunk profile ...
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