DNSSec


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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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The security of DNSSEC is less important for some and more important for others," Peterka said.
Summary: New DNSSEC Security Measure, Along with Existing CAPTCHA, Help Defend Computers from Web Hacking, Phishing and Other Growing Security Threats
Secure64 DNS Signer is the first DNSSEC signing software to make DNSSEC deployment simple and secure.
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Customers enjoy the full DNSSEC solution, including both real-time DNSSEC signing for authoritative server responses and high performance DNSSEC client validation for end-to-end protection.
The joint solution combines Secure64 DNS Signer, which is the DNSSEC automated key management and zone signing software, with Alcatel-Lucent VitalQIP DNS/DHCP IP Address Management Software, a solution for automating IP address management services.
It lowers the ongoing operational cost of DNS and paves a cost effective migration to IPV6 and DNSSEC.
New functionality for counteracting DNS spoofing using DNSSEC standard will be welcomed by network security professionals.
Secure64 Software Corporation announced today that the US Department of Labor has purchased the company's Secure64 DNS Signer product to meet the OMB DNSSEC implementation mandate and increase security of its Internet infrastructure, including DNS services.
This allows carriers to not just turn DNSSEC "on or off", but also to establish a flexible and dynamic policy about what customers and what domains get DNSSEC processing and what specifically happens when things go wrong," he concluded.
Imaginet is the BlueCat Networks Advantage Partner in the Philippines, supplying award-winning IPAM, DNS and DHCP software solutions that are DNSSEC and IPv6 ready.
In addition, configuring a secondary and/or recursive name server for DNSSEC can be facilitated.