DNSSEC session at FOSE set for tomorrow


Will we see you there?  Below is the updated program for the DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative’s special session at the FOSE conference and exhibition. “What’s Next in DNSSEC: Securing the Domain Name System,” set for tomorrow, Wednesday, March 24, 2010, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The conference attracts U.S. government information technology professionals in Washington, D.C.  In addition to the session, the FOSE Expo will include a special DNSSEC Pavilion with booths from the Initiative as well as other DNSSEC-related exhibitors. 

Registration for FOSE is free for U.S. government employees, government contractors and U.S. military, and registration for the Expo is $50.  Go here to register for FOSE

Here is the program for the DNSSEC session:

What’s Next in DNSSEC: Securing the Domain Name System

Morning session:

10:00-10:15         What’s next in DNSSEC:  Overview


Douglas Maughan, Ph.D., Program Manager, Cyber Security R&D, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and sponsor, DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative

10:15-11:00         Advancing Federal DNSSEC Deployment: What to Look For in 2010


Deploying DNSSEC at the Root:  Scott Rose, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Getting DNSSEC into Trusted Internet Connections:  Sean Donelon, U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

11:00-11:15        Break

11:15-11:45         From Trust to Transparency: DNSSEC and Open Government


DNSSEC and Open Government: White House Office of Management and Budget (Speaker TBA)

Government-funded Open-Source DNSSEC Tools: Russ Mundy, Sparta

11:45-12:30         Beyond Federal Deployment: The Next Wave


Deploying DNSSEC Across a Public-Private Network – R. Kevin Oberman, Energy Sciences Network (ESnet, Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Deploying DNSSEC in .us — Keith Drazek, Director, Government and Industry Relations, Neustar

Deploying DNSSEC in Commercial and Education — Lauren Price, Senior Product Marketing Manager and Chair of the DNSSEC Industry Coalition, .org, the Public Interest Registry

Deploying DNSSEC in the Educational and Commercial Sectors – Joe Waldron, Director of Product Management, VeriSign, Inc.

12:30-2pm           Break for visiting exhibit floor

Afternoon session:

2:00-2:45              Why DNSSEC Applies to More Federal Systems in 2010


FISMA Requirements and DNSSEC – Doug Montgomery and Kelley Dempsey, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Updated Requirements from NIST Apply to More Federal Systems – Scott Rose, National Institute of Standards and Technology

2:45-3:00              Break

3:00-4:15              Beyond the Mandate:  Getting Lessons—and Value—From Deployment

 An invited panel of vendors with experience assisting federal agencies with DNSSEC deployment will offer brief lessons learned and field audience questions on getting value from deployment.  Moderated by Steve Crocker of Shinkuro and Scott Rose of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.  

Speakers include: 

Michael Young, Vice President, Product Development, Afilias

Chris Parker-James, Product Manager, BlueCat Networks

Derek McUmber, CEO, Data Mountain Solutions

Nathan Meyer, Product Manager, F5 Networks

Victor Danevitch, Infoblox

Norm Ritchie, Programmes Development Manager, Internet Systems Consortium

William Billings, U.S. Federal Chief Security Officer, Microsoft

Jon Shalowitz, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Nominum

Mark Beckett, Vice President, Marketing, Secure64

Patrick Naubert, Chief Technology Officer, Xelerance

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