Posts Tagged ‘DNS’

Watch Live Today! DNS Privacy Workshop Streaming from NDSS 2017


Want to learn the latest about DNS privacy? About the latest research and techniques to protect the confidentiality of your DNS info and queries? Starting at 8:55 am PST (UTC-8) today, there will be what looks to be an outstanding workshop on DNS Privacy streaming live out of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) in Read more…

February 26th, 2017 by | Posted in Events, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , | No Comments

DNS-OARC 24 Streaming Live March 31 / April 1 from Buenos Aires


Today and tomorrow you have a great opportunity to listen to some of the newest research into the Domain Name System (DNS) operations and security through the live video stream of the 24th meeting of the DNS Operations Analysis and Research Center (DNS-OARC). You can watch live at: and view the past recordings on Read more…

March 31st, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Registration Operations Workshop This Sunday Before IETF92 To Talk About EPP, Encryption, DNS

Registration Operations Workshop

How can operators of registries such as top-level domains (TLDs) make their operations more efficient and more secure?  What can operators learn from each other?  And what are some of the larger initiatives happening that may affect registry operators? These are all the kinds of questions that will be discussed this coming Sundary, March 22, Read more…

March 18th, 2015 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments

CloudFlare Wants To Update DNS Registration Model To Automate DNSSEC

DNSSEC Signing Steps

Over on the CloudFlare blog today, Olafur Gudmundsson wrote a lengthy post titled “Updating the DNS Registration Model to Keep Pace with Today’s Internet” where he outlines a critical challenge that CloudFlare has run into on their path to implementing DNSSEC for their customers. Essentially, the issue is this – on the signing side of Read more…

February 5th, 2015 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , | 4 Comments

DPRIVE – New IETF Working Group On DNS Privacy


How can we ensure the confidentiality of DNS queries to protect against pervasive monitoring?  What kind of mechanisms can be developed to increase the privacy of an individual’s DNS transactions? After holding a BOF session (DNSE) at an earlier IETF meeting, the IETF has now chartered a new Working Group called DPRIVE (DNS PRIVate Exchange) to Read more…

October 21st, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, IETF | Tags: , , | 1 Comment

Next DNS-OARC Meeting May 10-11, 2014, Before RIPE68 in Warsaw


If you are interested in all matters related to DNS, including DNSSEC, the next meeting of the DNS Operations Analysis and Research Center (DNS-OARC) will take place May 10-11, 2014, in Warsaw, Poland.  Sponsored this time by Microsoft, the “OARC 2014 Spring Workshop” is immediately before the RIPE 68 meeting taking place in the same Read more…

March 28th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

New IETF Mailing List To Discuss Privacy and Confidentiality of DNS


How can we better protect the privacy and confidentiality of DNS queries? While DNSSEC protects the integrity of answers coming back from DNS (i.e. ensuring they aren’t modified in transit), what can be done to protect the confidentiality and privacy of information retrieved from DNS?  Particularly against the kind of pervasive monitoring and large-scale network sniffing we’ve Read more…

March 27th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, IETF | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Watch/Listen Live TODAY To The “DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide”

ICANN 49 Singapore

In just about 1.5 hours from now here at ICANN 49 in Singapore we’ll be part of the “DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide” session.  Running from 17:00 – 18:30 Singapore time, the session will start at the very basic level of why should anyone care about DNSSEC and get into what kind of problem we are trying to Read more…

March 24th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , , | No Comments

8 Sessions About DNSSEC / DANE / DNS At IETF 89 Next Week


Wow! IETF 89 next week in London is going to be an extremely busy week for those of us interested in DNSSEC, DANE  and DNS security in general. As I explained in a post today, “Rough Guide to IETF 89: DNSSEC, DANE and DNS Security“, there are 5 new working groups and BOFs related to DNS and DNSSEC Read more…

February 27th, 2014 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Events, IETF, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment

SSAC Issues New Report On DDoS Attacks Against DNS

SSAC logo

What can be done to prevent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against the DNS infrastructure? What can individuals or organizations who operate DNS servers do to their own systems to help reduce the threat of DDoS attacks?   ICANN’s Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) took on this issue recently and released a new Read more…

February 25th, 2014 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments