Tag: gTLD Security

Verisign: New gTLD Security and Stability Considerations

Cyber Security, Domains
Verisign have sent a letter to ICANN concerning New gTLD Security and Stability Considerations according to their Labs Technical Report   —The introduction of multitudes of new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) into the DNS (the Internet’s de facto name mapping system) will have far-reaching effects. Any party concerned with the issues of privacy, trust, confidence, or the overall security of the DNS after the addition of new gTLDs (either from the consumer or the operator perspective) is implic- itly depending on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the broader DNS community to appropriately address these issues before delegating any new gTLDs.   The risk of a misstep during the process of introducing new gTLDs to the global DNS could have far-re