Saturday, August 15, 2009

Saving us from forged DNS data: an update on DNSSEC

Like so many of the Internet protocols invented decades ago, the Domain Name System has some serious security issues. Earlier this week in Stockholm, the Internet Society (ISOC), the Internet Engineering Task Force, and DNS experts provided a status update on DNSSEC, the secure DNS protocol designed to close a security hole in the bowels of the Internet that has been the target of exploits.

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