30 June 2017: DNS Servers for .de Categorised as Critical by German Regulation
With the enactment, on 30 June 2017, of the First Regulation amending the German Regulation on Determining Critical Infrastructures, DENIC comes under the German IT Security Act, within the scope of “Authoritative Name Servers”.
10 April 2017: RFC 8109 Rounds Off DNS Specification
All texts explaining how the DNS works contain a sentence like "... then the resolver sends the query to a root name server ...". But how does the resolver know these servers and what happens if their addresses have changed? The process to solve this problem is called "priming". Until recently it...
2 March 2017: Shaping the Internet of the Future: DENIC Employees as Representatives in Various ICANN Bodies
After DENIC's Policy Advisor was appointed ccTLD representative of the Root Zone Evolution Review Committee last autumn, DENIC's Chief Information Security Officer recently was elected to the Security, Stability & Resilience Review Team