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DNSSec

(Domain Name System SECurity) A set of security extensions from Verisign designed to prevent attacks against the DNS system as well as DNS hijacking, which directs the user to an erroneous Web site. DNSSec employs a digital signature to ensure that the correct IP address is used. For more information, visit www.dnssec.org. See DNS hijacking and DNS cache poisoning.
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in collaboration with Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) is hosting a 3 days technical training workshop on Internet Resource Management, DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
The three-day workshop would be arranged in collaboration with Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) from July 18-20 with focus on Internet Resource Management, DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).
BIZ is the first top-level domain (TLD) to deploy both DNS security extensions (DNSSEC) and the Registry Lock service.
DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications that adds security to the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) to provide assurance that the information received from a Domain Name Server is authentic.
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According to the company, DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) specifications that adds security to the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) to ensure that the information received from a Domain Name Server is authentic.
A convergence of issues is facing the Internet Architecture and Operations community, including looming IPv4 address exhaustion and the preparedness for migration to IPv6, DNS Security Extensions (DNS SEC) and to 4-byte ASNs (used for inter-domain routing on the Internet).
Additional security measures built into the appliance, which has a hardened chassis and a custom operating system to prevent root access, include DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and active monitoring of incoming network traffic to ensure traffic integrity.
The companies said the solution secures the Domain Name System (DNS) against cyber attacks and allows government agencies to meet their mandate to use DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC).
previously announced in June of 2009 that it had become the first managed DNS provider to offer DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) to its clients on the Dynect Platform, the company's enterprise managed DNS offering.
The solution secures the crucial Domain Name System (DNS) against cyber attacks, and allows government agencies to meet their mandate to use DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC).
In evaluating solutions to handle the reverse IP-address to host-name mapping for the entire Asia Pacific region, APNIC sought a product that had high throughput and operational stability for both IPv6 and IPv4, and supported DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC).