Posts Tagged ‘DNSSEC’

DNSSEC and DANE Activities at ICANN 58 in Copenhagen, March 12-15, 2017

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Next week in Copenhagen, Denmark, ICANN 58 will include some great technical info about DNSSEC and DANE happening in several sessions. Here is the plan… All times below are Central European Time (CET), which is UTC+1. DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide – Sunday, 12 March On Sunday, March 12, 2017, we’ll have the “DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide” session that Read more…

March 6th, 2017 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , , | No Comments

New report: “State of DNSSEC Deployment 2016”

State of DNSSEC Deployment 2016

What is the current state of deployment of the DNS Security Extensions? (DNSSEC) How many domains are secured with DNSSEC? What actual usage are we seeing on the Internet? What software is available to help? For years there have been many statistics about DNSSEC available, but it’s been hard to get an overall picture of Read more…

January 4th, 2017 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Reports | Tags: , | No Comments

Call for Participation – ICANN DNSSEC Workshop at ICANN58 in Copenhagen

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Do you have new information about DNSSEC or DANE that you would like to share with the wider community? Have you created a new tool or service? Have you found a way to use DNSSEC to secure some other service? Do you have new statistics about the growth or usage of DNSSEC, DANE or other Read more…

December 12th, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , | No Comments

Over 50% of .CZ domains now signed with DNSSEC!

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Congrats to the team at CZ.NIC and to Internet users within the Czech Republic – the number of .CZ domains signed with DNSSEC just passed over the 50% mark! It’s great to see so many businesses, organizations and individuals using .CZ domains now receiving the higher level of trust that comes with DNSSEC signatures. CZ.NIC’s Ondrej Read more…

December 6th, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC, Statistics | Tags: , | No Comments

What would you like to see in a “State of DNSSEC Deployment 2016” report?

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What information would you like to see in a “State of DNSSEC Deployment 2016” report?  We’ve begun work on such a report with the idea of capturing all the various DNSSEC statistics at a specific moment in time. Pulling them all together into one document – one place where we can see it all.  The Read more…

November 4th, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: | No Comments

DNSSEC and DANE Activities at ICANN 57 in Hyderabad, India, November 4-7, 2016

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Friday marks the beginning of the ICANN 57 meeting in Hyderabad, India. As per usual there will be a range of activities related to DNSSEC or DANE. Two of the sessions will be streamed live and will be recorded for later viewing.  Here is what is happening. All times below are India Standard Time (IST), which is UTC+05:30. Read more…

November 3rd, 2016 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , , | No Comments

NIST Publishes New Guide: “DNS-Based Email Security” about DANE and DNSSEC

NIST Report on DANE for email

How can we make email more secure and trusted? How can we encrypt all email between mail servers? And how can we use DANE and DNSSEC to provide that added layer of security? Today the U.S. National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE)  and the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a “draft practice guide” Read more…

November 2nd, 2016 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments

In September, Singapore and Senegal Signed Their .SN and .SG with DNSSEC

Congratulations to the teams in both Singapore and Senegal for signing their country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) with DNSSEC back in September. According to Rick Lamb’s list of DNSSEC-signed TLDs, Singapore’s signature for the .SG domain was added to the root of DNS on September 22, and Senegal’s signature for .SN was added on September 30. Read more…

November 1st, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments

Watch Live TODAY – DNSSEC Root KSK Ceremony at 17:00 UTC

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Today a critical part of DNS security – DNSSEC – will receive a major update, and you can watch it all live at starting at 17:00 UTC (1:00pm US EDT – local time) streaming out of ICANN’s data center in Virginia: Olaf Kolkman, our CITO, will be in attendance as a “Crypto Officer” (key holder). Olaf Read more…

October 27th, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , , | No Comments

New RFC 7958 – DNSSEC Trust Anchor Publication for the Root Zone

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How can you trust the root of the “global chain of trust” that is used in DNSSEC? How can you be sure as you are validating DNSSEC signatures that this global chain works? To provide this chain of validation, DNSSEC relies on what is called a “trust anchor”. When you check the signature for DNS records Read more…

September 1st, 2016 by | Posted in DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments