Dyn, DDoS, and the DNS

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:00pm2:45pm

Chris Baker, Dyn, Inc.


On October 21st, Dyn was the target of a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This attack disrupted interactions within a large swath of the internet and, suddenly, everyone in the media was talking about the DNS. This talk will cover the DNS landscape and the role that it plays, as well as the shifting trends in distributed denial of service attacks.

Chris Baker, Dyn, Inc.

Chris Baker is an Internet cartographer, data analyst, and wanderlust researcher at Dyn, where he is responsible for an array of data analysis and research projects ranging from business intelligence to Internet measurements and communication analysis. Previously, Chris worked at Fidelity Investments as a senior data analyst. He graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a master’s degree in system dynamics and a bachelor’s degree in management of information systems and philosophy.

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@conference {201530,
author = {Chris Baker},
title = {Dyn, {DDoS}, and the {DNS}},
year = {2016},
address = {Boston, MA},
publisher = {USENIX Association},
month = dec

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