103 - Getting Cheaper DNS Servers

We just learned that we’re paying too much for our DigitalOcean servers. Unfortunately there’s no simple fix. These are authoritative DNS servers for section9.us. We can’t just delete them and create new, cheaper versions. Changes to complex, interconnected systems require a bit of planning.


  1. Domain Name System - Wikipedia

  2. Name Server - Wikipedia

  3. BIND - The software we use for our DNS servers.

  4. 72-Hours-to-Disclose Survival Guide: Accurate Scoping and Impact Assessment of Breaches - This is the Webcast about GDP and the 72 hour disclosure requirement. We talked about this in the previous episode. You need an account to watch this video. You can sign up for a free one.

Damien Hull