Will Security Worries Propel DNS Into the Cloud?

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?...

DNSSEC comes to .org domains

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...

Annual Report 2009 of DNS BE

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 ....

Preventing DNS Strain When You Deploy DNSSEC

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....

Zone File Glitch Shuts Down Millions of .DE Domains

According to TLDSource.com and The Register large parts of the .DE zone file went missing today from 1:30 pm to roughly 2:50 pm. The error shut down potentially over 13 million domains names tied to websites and email addresses using the German domain name...

Millions of .de Domains Unreachable For Hours

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...

First IDN ccTLDs Available

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 new DNS BE General Manager

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....