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Overview of Conficker's initial implications for TLD operators

Afilias' Ram Mohan warns TLD operators about the impact of Conficker, early in its gestation during the February 2009 APTLD meeting. Mr. Mohan warns that "...the Son of Conficker could be far greater. They could go and register domain names in every registry. If that were to happen the Internet as we know it could get put on hold."

Why TLD Operators Should be Concerned about DDoS Attacks

Afilias' Ram Mohan tells TLD operators why they should be concerned about DDoS attacks at the February 2009 APTLD meeting.

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered the keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manila February 23, 2009. His topic was entitled "2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators."

2009 Cyber Security Outlook for TLD Operators

Afilias Executive Vice President and CTO, Ram Mohan, delivered a keynote address at the APTLD meeting in Manile on February 23, 2009. Mr. Mohan addressed what security issues TLD operators should pay attention to in 2009.

.INFO Case Study: Domain Anti-Abuse Policies Work

Ram Mohan's Keynote address at APTLD Manila February 23, 2009. This clip discusses implementing .INFO's domain anti-abuse policy.

 

DNSSEC protects the DNS from cache poisoning exploits which can allow malicious entities to intercept an Internet user's request to access a website, and redirect or eavesdrop on the user without their knowledge, and with no ability to reassert control.

Jim Galvin Writing About DNSSEC On CircleID

We’ve been very pleased to see Dr. Jim Galvin of Afilias writing a series of articles about DNSSEC over on Circle ID.  Jim has been a long-time friend and supporter of the Deploy360 Programme and has spoken multiple times at our ION conferences.

DNSSEC Fact Sheet

“Looking for a quick way to explain DNSSEC to people?  Would you like a DNSSEC handout you could print out and distribute at an event?  Need something to send to your manager or a vendor about why it is so important to support DNSSEC?” – Internet Society

Check out Internet Society’s 2-page, easy-to-understand fact sheet on Domain Names System Security Extensions, or DNSSEC.

ION Toronto - Why Implement DNSSEC?

What is DNSSEC and why is it so important? Jim Galvin of Afilias discusses the business reasons for, and financial implications of, deploying DNSSEC: from staying ahead of the technological curve, to staying ahead of your competition, to keeping your customers satisfied and secure on the Internet.

DNSSEC overview

DNSSEC introduces digital signatures to the DNS infrastructure, allowing end users to more securely navigate the Internet. It can provide users with effective verification that their applications, such as Web or email, are using the correct addresses for servers they want to reach. This document provides a high level overview of what DNSSEC is and how it works.

Securing a domain: SSL vs. DNSSEC

Howard Eland Senior Director Of Content Propagation and Resolution at Afilias discusses the differences between SSL and DNSSEC.

WEBINAR: Lessons from the Trenches: Deploying DNSSEC

Thinking of deploying DNSSEC on your TLD? Find out what to expect from the experts!  Click Here to view Afilias' on-demand webinar featuring a panel discussion on implementing DNSSEC.

DNSSEC RFC Standards

The attached document contains the RFC standards that specify the core functionality of DNSSEC.  The attached document contains the RFC standards that specify the core functionality of DNSSEC.

Dr. Jim Galvin's presentation from GCSC's DNS Security and DNSSEC event: Deploying DNSSEC: Lessons Learned

Below are some photos of the Global Cyber Security Center's DNS Security Eventof which Afilias' Jim Galvin was a panelist discussing DNSSEC.

GCSC Cyber Security EventDr. James Galvin

DNSSEC presentation ICANN Mexico City

Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer presented "Securing your DNS infrastructure using DNSSEC" at the AtLarge Summit during the ICANN Mexico City Meeting.

.ASIA DNSSEC Signing Event November 2010

On November 11, 2010 Afilias secured the .ASIA TLD with DNSSEC.  You can find media, presentations, and comments from the event here.

 

Here you can find information and media on IDNs.

IDN Backgrounder

What are Internationalized Domain Names or IDNs?

Due to the technical limitations of the Internet, domain names can only be registered in ASCII, otherwise known as plain text. International characters such as ö, ç, or Ф, cannot be interpreted by the DNS and therefore cannot reside in a domain name registry as a registered name.Read more...

Afilias' Ram Mohan addressed IPv6 issues as part of a panel discussion at the NTIA Workshop held on September 28, 2010.  You can find Ram's comments and mulitmedia from the workshop below.

To view the CIO memo from Vivek Kundra, US Federal Chief Information Officer on the transition to IPv6 please click here.

Below you can view and download presentations and papers from Internet Governance Forum - Workshop 123 Legal Aspects of Internet Governance: International Cooperation on Cyber-security held September 15, 2010

IGF Workshop 123 Presentations and Papers

Below you can view and download presentations and papers from Internet Governance Forum – Workshop 123 Legal Aspects of Internet Governance: International Cooperation on Cyber-security held September 15, 2010