DNS Pioneer Founds New Security Startup


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By/ Kelly Jackson Higgins  Posted on June 23 2014

 

Paul Vixie launches Farsight Security, aimed at catching domain abuse early in the lifecycle.

Farsight Security today came out of stealth mode with a service that spots potentially malicious new domain names as a way to fight spam and cybercrime activity.

At the helm is DNS pioneer Paul Vixie, the principal author of the pervasive BIND DNS server software and creator of several DNS standards. This is Vixie's first commercial gig after nearly 20 years as founder, chairman, and president of the nonprofit Internet Systems Consortium.

 

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