DMARC.org sponsor Farsight Security collects DNS request/response transactions sent to and from a large number of DNS servers at key points on the Internet. This represents a valuable record of activity covering many years, and Farsight has generously made a large portion of this data available to DMARC.org.
NOTE: This dataset does not cover the entire Internet, therefore none of the studies appearing below represents Internet-wide figures. They may differ greatly from studies conducted using other datasets. However the trends within this set, the changes over time, are believed to be representative of Internet-wide trends and therefore provide valuable insight.
Analysis of the Farsight data will provide insight into several protocols:
Please be sure to check back periodically as we publish more of our findings.