A recent progress report on DNSSEC adoption reveals the extent to which organizations in a number of industries are falling short of their own objectives for making Domain Name Server (DNS) infrastructure more secure. The progress report, conducted by Secure64 Software Corporation, is a follow-up to a 2010 study by Forrester Research titled, "DNSSEC Ready for Prime Time," which reported on organizations' plans to implement DNSSEC in order to shore up vulnerabilities in DNS.
"One of the most interesting aspects of the Forrester study was a survey of organizations that asked about their progress on DNSSEC adoption. Of the organizations that were familiar with DNSSEC, 95 percent told Forrester that they had already deployed DNSSEC or had plans to deploy it within 18 months. Secure64's followup research shows that those plans have not yet come to fruition," said Steve Goodbarn, CEO of Secure64.
Some of the key findings:
Media and Entertainment,
Telecommunications and Internet Service Providers,
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