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.ORG Inserts DNSSEC Key Into The Root Zone

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) announced it has inserted its Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) key into the Internet root zone, joining the top of the Internet's "chain of trust." more

Leading Registrars Supporting DNSSEC

As the world's third largest domain, Internet security takes utmost precedence at .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR). On June 23, we reinforced our commitment by announcing at ICANN Brussels that .ORG is now the first generic top-level domain (TLD) to offer full DNSSEC deployment. more

Black Lotus Selects Afilias to Improve DNS Reliability

Afilias, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services, announced that Black Lotus Communications has selected Afilias' FlexDNS Platform to provide DNS infrastructure in support of its distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) protection solutions. more

DNSSEC Goes Inside the White House

For months, our community has been abuzz with one word: DNSSEC. Now, it's trickling into the White House; Gary Locke announced, as part of a larger cybersecurity policy review, that the Commerce Department is one step closer to making "significant progress in helping the Internet become more robust and secure". more

The Root DNSSEC Deployment and Dyn, Inc.

The purpose of these ceremonies is to generate the specialized cryptographic materials needed to sign the root zone, distribute copies to two secure facilities, distribute the cryptographic fingerprint data to Trusted Community Representatives (TCRs) for verification, and to distribute crypto material to Recovery Key Share Holders in case of failure of these two ICANN facilities. more

New Monthly Fraud Intelligence Report Now Available

MarkMonitor has annonuced that it will be sharing a new, monthly Fraud Intelligence Report with customers and other interested parties. The goal of the report is to provide timely analysis of developing trends and new threats in the fraud landscape. The Fraud Intelligence Report will complement the current MarkMonitor analysis as provided in the semi-annual Brandjacking Index® reports and customer reports. more

.ORG Becomes First Generic Top-Level Domain to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security Protocol (DNSSEC)

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced that it has taken the final step to become the first generic top-level domain (gTLD) to offer full deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions or DNSSEC. more

SPECIAL: Updates from the ICANN Meetings in Brussels

CircleID in collaboration with the team from Dyn Inc., brings you video blogs and updates from the 38th ICANN meetings in Brussels, Belgium (20-25 June 2010). Stay tuned as we keep this page updated through out the meetings. more

First DNSSEC Key Ceremony for the Root Zone Held Today

The global deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) is charging ahead. ...today, ICANN hosted the first production key ceremony at a secure facility in Culpepper, Va. where the first cryptographic digital key was used to secure the Internet root zone. more

Neustar Announces DNSSEC for .US and .BIZ

Neustar, Inc. announced today that its registry team has completed deployment of DNSSEC in the .US zone and is ready to accept Delegation Signer (DS) records. The .BIZ zone will follow quickly, accepting records as early as August 1, 2010, making it the second gTLD to be fully DNSSEC-enabled. more