Security on the Internet's Domain Name System will be tightened today, with the addition of digital signatures and public-key encryption to the root zone. But will the deployment of DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) prompt more enterprises to outsource their DNS operations?
VeriSign DNSSEC Interoperability Lab Welcomes Brocade, A10 Networks and BlueCat Networks in Industry Effort to Improve Security Across the Internet
VeriSign, the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced that Brocade, A10 Networks and BlueCat Networks are participating in the DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) Interoperability Lab.
Lawrence Latif THE INQUIRER The first step to securing the DNS system THE .ORG INTERNET NEIGHBORHOOD has become the first generic top-level domain (TLD) to deploy domain name system security extensions (DNSSEC), though only a small clutch of registrars have signed up to the system so far. DNSSEC is seen to be the first step in securing the domain name system (DNS) against security threats that ...
DNS BE has recently released its 2009 annual report .At the end of 2009 ,the total number of .be domain names was 978,000,representing a net increase of 14 per cent .
Defending the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) against attacks by "miscreants with malicious intent" requires increased international cooperation and objective data, according to the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The barriers to DNSSEC adoption are quickly disappearing. There are nearly 20 top-level domains that have already deployed DNSSEC including generic TLDs like .org and .gov. This July, the DNS root will also be signed, and will begin publishing validatable DNSSEC queries.
April 2010 DNS-CERT Operational Requirements & Collaboration Analysis ready for community consideration
ICANN opened a public comment period on the April 2010 DNS-CERT Operational Requirements and Collaboration Analysis Workshop Report. In advance of the ICANN Brussels meeting, ICANN is seeking comments on the potential requirements identified in the workshop report, DNS Security response gaps.
The most recent episode of The Ask Mr. DNS Podcast offers up some disturbing corroborating evidence as to the extent of DNS filtering and outright blocking occurring in China.
The deployment of Domain Security Extensions (DNSSEC) has crossed another milestone this month with the publication of DURZ (deliberately unvalidatable root zone) in all DNS root servers on 5 May 2010.
An anonymous reader writes "Due to an error on behalf of DENIC, the German DNS registrar for second-level .de domains, millions of .de domains fell over the edge (auf Deutsch) of the Internet today. The cause of this GAU (GröYter anzunehmender Unfall = maximum credible accident) is still unknown, as DENIC officials haven't answered any questions from journalists at the time of writing." Read ...
The .emarat Arabic script Internationalised Domain Name (IDN) ccTLD for the United Arab Emirates has been entered into the DNS Root Zone and is therefore now resolving.
Today in the Lowdown at DNJournal.com: 28-year-old Directi Co-Founder Divyank Turakhia is profiled on national TV in India, Sedo reports a surge in domain sales, IDN Newsletter operators Gary Males and Aaron Kravitz land a big deal with Register.com and Comwired Inc. reels in a monster domain name - DNS.com.
For the first time in the history of the Internet, non-Latin characters are being used for top-level domains. The first IDN country-code top-level domains were inserted in the DNS root zone .
Philip Du Bois yesterday took up his position as General Manager of DNS.be. He takes over the job from Jo Van Gorp, who was appointed manager ad interim after the departure of Marc Van Wesemael in October 2009.