ICANN Dakar meeting to hear DNSSEC updates, tutorials


ICANN 42 has begun in Dakar, Senegal, running from October 23-28. DNSSEC deployment is featured on the program in two key sessions at the meeting:

  • DNSSEC for Everybody–A Beginner’s Guide, taking place on Monday at 16:00, will cover the basic and core concepts of the domain name system and the chain of trust, as well as real-world examples of DNSSEC in action. Presenters include Roy Arends and Simon McCalla of Nominet; Norm Ritchie of ISC; and Russ Mundy of Cobham. An agenda and options for virtual participation are included at the link.
  • DNSSEC Workshop, a half-day session beginning at 8:30 on Wednesday,  will look at DNSSEC deployment around the world; share best practices for deployment in ISPs; review top-level domain deployment updates; and discuss blocking and DNSSEC, DNSSEC in the wild, and the  long-term consequences of DNSSEC deployment and IPv6.  The panels will include speakers from AFTLD, Cobham, CZNIC, DENIC, Global Cyber Security Center, ICANN, IKS-JENA, ISC, .KE, .NA,  NIC.FR,  NSRC/TRSTECH and AfriNIC, PIR/Afilias, Shinkuro, .SN, and VeriSign. Presentations, an agenda and remote participation options are at the link.
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