Another domain adopts added DNS security

Another domain adopts added DNS security
Another domain adopts added DNS security 

By William Jackson
June 23, 2010

The Public Interest Registry, which operates the .org generic top-level 
domain, announced today that it has completed deployment of Domain Name 
System Security Extensions, which provide an additional level of 
security to the DNS. The full deployment tops off a two-year deployment 
and testing period of DNSSEC in 18 live .friends and family. domains 
within .org.

"What happened today was enabling potentially all of the .org domain 
owners to begin signing their zones," using DNSSEC, said Public Interest 
Registry Chief Eexecutive Officer Alexa Raad, who made the announcement 
at a meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 
in Brussels, Belgium. "We have at least three registrars that are 
operationally capable of serving customers who want to sign their 

Those registrars, who sell and register domain names within .org, are 
Names Beyond, DynDNS and GoDaddy, the world's largest registrar.


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