DoH is here to stay (at least for the moment), but how did we get here? And is this the best option? In this panel discussion, DNS experts from Farsight (Paul Vixie, CEO) and DNSFilter (Peter Lowe, Domain Intelligence Lead) will answer questions about the evolution of DoH and where they see encryption going in the future.
Security Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder
Dr. Paul Vixie is an Internet pioneer. Currently, he is the Chairman,Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder of Farsight Security, Inc. He was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame in 2014 for work related to DNS and DNSSEC. Dr. Vixie is a prolific author of open-source Internet software including BIND, and of many Internet standards documents concerning DNS and DNSSEC. In addition, he founded the first anti-spam company (MAPS, 1996), the first non-profit Internet infrastructure software company (ISC, 1994), and the first neutral and commercial Internet exchange (PAIX, 1991). He earned his Ph.D. from Keio University.
Farsight Security provides the world’s largest real-time actionable threat intelligence on how the Internet is changing. Leveraging proprietary technology purpose-built to manage volumes of data and real-time analysis, Farsight observes over 200,000 DNS resolutions per second. We provide security teams with the Internet’s view of an organization’s web presence and how it’s changing; whether it’s done intentionally, inadvertently, or maliciously.
Domain Intelligence Lead
Peter Lowe is the Head of Domain Intelligence at DNSFilter. He is responsible for managing threat intelligence feeds, researching new security features, and works closely with domain classification.
Peter has been in the tech industry for over 25 years at various companies throughout Europe, and currently enjoys the Mediterranean lifestyle while working hard at keeping everyone protected online. He also runs a personal blocklist, and believes that a secure online experience should be the default for everyone on the Internet.
DNSFilter is a venture-backed startup that provides edge-layer security via DNS for modern companies that are no longer tied to a central office. They protect over 15,000 organizations from ransomware, phishing, botnet, and other cybersecurity threats—all while running on the fastest network within the DNS security industry. DNSFilter identifies threats up to 154 hours faster than competitors, and uniquely categorizes more than 47% of domain-based threats, including zero-day threats.