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Internet Groups Inaugurate First of Three Cyber Security Facilities

ICANN and internet exchange firm Packet Clearing House (PCH) have joined forces with Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) to launch the first of three facilities designed to boost the adoption of Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) among country code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs). The three new facilities, located in Singapore; Zurich, Switzerland (still under construction) and San Jose, California, provide cryptographic security using the recently deployed DNSSEC protocol. Internet users in each country that adopts the new service will be assured of the authenticity of the websites they visit and the email addresses they use, says ICANN in an announcement [PDF] released today.

Photo shown was taken during a news conference where cyber security experts answered reporters' questions about the new facility in Singapore. Participants included: Jeff Moss, ICANN Vice President, Chief of Security; Bill Woodcock, Research Director, Packet Clearing House (PCH); James Kilaba, Deputy Director , Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority; Marcel Schneider, Manager of Special Operations, SWITCH; Tommy Hor, Director, NUS Computer Centre; Lim Choon Sai, Director Internet resource management, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). (Photo source: ICANN)

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