Schmidt: DNSSEC among “important steps forward”


Computer Weekly asked some cybersecurity leaders to comment on whether a single organization was needed to assure the security of the Internet.  Howard Schmidt, the  former president and CEO of the Information Security Forum who has been named cybersecurity coordinator by U.S. President Barack Obama, noted:

“…we are seeing some important steps forward. Technologies such as the DNS Security Extensions DNSSEC, SSL and PGP encryption along with standards such as PCI DSS are making it safer for us all to use the Internet.”

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