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How does Route53 protect from DNS poisoning for AWS Services like Amazon Workspaces

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A customer wants to use Amazon Workspaces but want to avoid DNS poisoning and if we can tell them how Route53 with Workspaces defends against DNS poisoning for the Workspaces HealthCheck servers.

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AWS's standard identity and authentication systems provide protection against people impersonating you to modify your authoritative DNS data in Route 53. DNS poisoning attacks can also target DNS caches or resolvers. Since Route 53 only operates authoritative DNS servers we are not directly susceptible to these types of attacks and your choice of Route 53 as your DNS provider should not affect your threat level.

Additionally, you can configure DNSSEC for domain registration as described here

answered 5 years ago

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