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DNSSEC Industry Coalition Symposium is Announced

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition Symposium is announced today in collaboration with Google, Nominum, Inc. and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and will be held June 11-12, 2009, in Washington, DC. The purpose will be to discuss and identify potential and perceived issues with the Domain Name System (DNS) and DNSSEC deployment due to signing the DNS root zone. During the first part of the symposium, participants will present issues along with any proposed solutions. During the second part, recommended solutions or next steps for reaching solutions will be discussed.

The Coalition Symposium participants are from the global community of DNSSEC software vendors, root operators, ISPs and other resolver operators, DNS security community, and others. The results from discussions will be published in a Coalition Report and will be available directly after the symposium.

About the DNSSEC Industry Coalition

The DNSSEC Industry Coalition is a global group of registries and industry experts whose mission is to work collaboratively to facilitate adoption of Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and streamline the implementations across Domain Name Registries. Members work together to establish a consistent set of tools and applications, shared best practices, specifications and shared nomenclature. DNSSEC Industry Coalition members include both generic Top-Level Domain and country code Top-Level Domain registries along with industry and educational experts of the Domain Name System. The Coalition was founded by .ORG, The Public Interest Registry in August 2008.

About PIR


Public Interest Registry is a nonprofit corporation that operates the .org top-level domain – the world's third largest "generic" top-level domain with more than 10 million domain names registered worldwide. As an advocate for collaboration, safety and security on the Internet, Public Interest Registry's mission is to empower the global noncommercial community to use the Internet more effectively, and to take a leadership position among Internet stakeholders on policy and other issues relating to the domain naming system. Learn More

Related topics: DNS, DNS Security, Registry Services, ICANN, Security, Top-Level Domains

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