DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative, DHS To Present Program

Focusing on deploying domain name system security extensions, "The Keys to Deploying Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC): Managing and Meeting Your OMB Domain Name System Requirements," will be presented by the DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative, and supported by the Department of Homeland Security during GovSec and U.S. Law March 11-12.

The sessions will offer up-to-date advice, information, and tools to help federal IT managers navigate the deployment resources and policy issues they face in meeting key government requirements. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directed federal agencies to deploy DNSSEC by December. These requirements will be tracked and evaluated through annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) reporting.

"Deploying DNSSEC is vital to protecting the dot-GOV domain, ensuring that this domain functions properly, and measuring our government’s ability to successfully defend against cyber attacks," said Don Berey, show director for GovSec, U.S. Law. "The DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative has assembled an impressive agenda to educate conference attendees on these topics, including representatives from key agencies involved in multiple aspects of security, policy, and operations."

The DNSSEC Deployment Coordination Initiative program will be broken down into two sessions:

Session I: Policy and Management Issues for Deploying DNSSEC
Thursday, March 12 – 8:30-11:30 a.m.
1. DNSSEC Initiatives in the U.S. Government.
2. Meeting Requirements in OMB Memorandum 8-23: The Administration’s Views on DNSSEC Deployment.
3. Meeting and Tracking DNSSEC Requirements under FISMA: NIST’s Perspective.
4. What Signing dot-GOV Means to Agency CIOs: GSA’s Perspective.
5. Deployment Experiences and What You Need to Deploy.
6. What to Ask Your DNS and Platform Vendors About DNSSEC.

Session II: DNSSEC Deployment Details for Network Engineers and Systems Administrators
Thursday, March 12 – 1:30- 4:30 p.m.
1. How DNSSEC Works: Essential Details.
2. Secure Named Infrastructure Pilot (SNIP): A Testbed for Your Deployment Effort.
3. Naming Hardware and Software Solutions for DNSSEC Deployment.

Full session details can be accessed at http://www.govsecinfo.com/the-keys-to-deploying-dnssec.html.

Featured

  • Report: GenAI Drives 1,760% Surge in Business Email Compromise Attacks

    A report recently published by Perception Point, a provider of advanced email and workspace security solutions, has identified a 1,760% year-on-year increase in social engineering-based Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks over the course of 2023. Read Now

  • Survey: Less Than Half of IT Leaders are Confident in their IoT Security Plans

    Viakoo recently released findings from its 2024 IoT Security Crisis: By the Numbers. The survey uncovers insights from IT and security executives, exposes a dramatic surge in enterprise IoT security risks, and highlights a critical missing piece in the IoT security technology stack. The clarion call is clear: IT leaders urgently need to secure their IoT infrastructure one application at a time in an automated and expeditious fashion. Read Now

  • ASIS International and SIA Release “Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”

    ASIS International and the Security Industry Association (SIA) – the leading security associations for the security industry – have released ”Complexities in the Global Security Market: 2024 Through 2026”, a new research report that provides insights into the equipment, technologies, and employment of the global security industry, including regional market breakouts. SIA and ASIS partnered with global analytics and advisory firm Omdia to complete the research. Read Now

  • President Biden Issues Executive Order to Bolster U.S Port Cybersecurity

    On Wednesday, President Biden issued an Executive Order to bolster the security of the nation’s ports, alongside a series of additional actions that will strengthen maritime cybersecurity and more Read Now

Featured Cybersecurity

Whitepapers

New Products

  • Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems V07

    Automatic Systems, an industry-leading manufacturer of pedestrian and vehicle secure entrance control access systems, is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking V07 software. The V07 software update is designed specifically to address cybersecurity concerns and will ensure the integrity and confidentiality of Automatic Systems applications. With the new V07 software, updates will be delivered by means of an encrypted file. 3

  • A8V MIND

    A8V MIND

    Hexagon’s Geosystems presents a portable version of its Accur8vision detection system. A rugged all-in-one solution, the A8V MIND (Mobile Intrusion Detection) is designed to provide flexible protection of critical outdoor infrastructure and objects. Hexagon’s Accur8vision is a volumetric detection system that employs LiDAR technology to safeguard entire areas. Whenever it detects movement in a specified zone, it automatically differentiates a threat from a nonthreat, and immediately notifies security staff if necessary. Person detection is carried out within a radius of 80 meters from this device. Connected remotely via a portable computer device, it enables remote surveillance and does not depend on security staff patrolling the area. 3

  • Hanwha QNO-7012R

    Hanwha QNO-7012R

    The Q Series cameras are equipped with an Open Platform chipset for easy and seamless integration with third-party systems and solutions, and analog video output (CVBS) support for easy camera positioning during installation. A suite of on-board intelligent video analytics covers tampering, directional/virtual line detection, defocus detection, enter/exit, and motion detection. 3