Name server DDOS Protection

Incapsula name server (NS) protection safeguards Domain Name Service (DNS) servers from DDOS attacks. Deployed as an always-on service, NS protection automatically identifies and blocks attacks seeking to target DNS servers, while also accelerating DNS responses.

The service complements our other DDOS protection services, which help safeguard web applications and network infrastructures from application and network layer DDOS attacks.

How It Works

Through a simple 30-second verification process, you can turn Incapsula into your authoritative DNS server, while continuing to manage your DNS zone files outside of our network.

With name server protection in place, Incapsula becomes the destination for all incoming DNS queries, functioning as a secure DNS proxy that masks protected DNS servers, while also filtering all incoming DNS queries.

Incapsula Name Server DDOS Protection key points
  • Always on deployment ensures DNS servers are unaffected by DDOS attacks
  • Speeds up DNS responses by optimizing the response routes
  • Part of Incapsula’s full suite of DDOS Protection services

Hardened DNS Servers

Our name server DDOS protection service is deployed in front of your DNS servers, safeguarding them from all types of DNS targeted DDOS attacks, without impacting any of the legitimate visitors.


Accelerated DNS Performance

Queries made to Incapsula-protected DNS servers are served via a global network of strategically deployed data centers, resulting in accelerated website performance.


Comprehensive Protection

Name server protection is seamlessly compatible with our other security solutions, including the web application protection and infrastructure protection services. Together these solutions provide Incapsula customers with the most robust DDOS offering on the market.


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