Few technologies are more critical to the operation of the Internet than the Domain Name System (DNS). DNS Security (DNSSEC) is designed to authenticate DNS response data. It verifies responses to ensure a DNS server’s response is what the zone administrator intended. It does not address all threats (nothing does), but it provides a building block for providing additional data security, and not just within the DNS but also within the applications and services that are built on it. Browse the links below to find the information you need to deploy DNSSEC today.

You may want to begin with our “Where Do I Start?” page where we have guides for:

If you know very little about DNSSEC, you may want to start with this animated introduction to DNSSEC:

If you have 20 minutes, you may also find this video interview that covers the basics of DNSSEC very useful.

If you are just looking for information about how to sign your domain with DNSSEC – or even what DNSSEC is all about, you may want to start with our DNSSEC Basics page.

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September 23rd, 2011 by | Posted in | 18 Comments

18 Responses to DNSSEC

  1. […] “why do I need to do this” to “how, specifically, do I do this?” We cover both IPv6 and DNSSEC topics in a web portal with detailed, technical how-to documents, tutorials, case studies, etc., […]

  2. […] zu diesem Thema. Viele nützliche Informationen werden von der Internet Society unter der URL http://www.internetsociety.org/deploy360/dnssec/ […]

  3. […] second day started with Stéphane Bortzmeyer (from the AFNIC) who spoke about DNSSEC. He started with a small review of the DNS. It […]

  4. […] but it comes down to your budget and tolerance for added complexity. ISOC’s Deploy 360 has more information on deploying DNSSEC.  Once you are setup, you can use tools like Sandia National Laboratories’ DNSviz and Versign […]

  5. […] online privacy and security these days. Protocols such as Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) allow Internet users to better protect themselves. Distributed […]

  6. Juan says:

    Why the internetsociety.org site does not use TLSA for its own certificate ?

  7. […] turning on the feature that already exists on your DNS servers. The Internet Society (ISOC) has a Deploy360 program that helps organizations learn about the importance of using DNSSEC and how to go about […]

  8. […] when recursive name servers perform recursive lookups. The Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), contrary to what its name might imply, does not encrypt the payload of the DNS query or response, […]

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