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 website. 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 -- Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC) and Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) are organizing a 3-day workshop on the topic of Internet Resource Management, IP version 6 (IPv6) and DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) starting from July 18 in a local hotel.
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).
Internet Initiative Japan Inc (IIJ) (NASDAQ:IIJI) (TSE1:3774), a Japanese Internet access and network solutions provider, said yesterday that it will be upgrading all of its DNS-related services to be compatible with DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC).
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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.
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).
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).
DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) was first introduced in the mid-1990s as an additional security measure to protect the DNS from cache poisoning exploits which can allow a bad actor to get in the middle of an Internet users' request to access a Web site without their knowledge.