dns security

It’s Official: DNSSEC Fully Updated

Two years after a major flaw was exposed in the
Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), a major upgrade to the
infrastructure protocol that fixes that weakness is now up and running
in all of the Internet root servers. Read the full article. [Dark Reading]

The dream of bolting security onto the Internet’s Domain Name System
takes one step closer to reality as Internet
policymakers hosted a ceremony in northern Virginia to generate and
store the first cryptographic key that will be used to secure
the Internet’s root zone. Read the full article. [Network World]

The Public Interest Registry will add an extra layer of security known
as DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) to the .org domain
in June — a move that will protect millions of non-profit
organizations and their donors from hacking attacks known as cache
poisoning. Read the full article. [Network World]

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