08 Jun '11, 6pm

DENIC says .de has the most 2LDs signed with DNSSEC.

Since 31 May 2011, the .de zone contains the public key which is suited for validation. Today, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has published the related DS record in the root zone. Thus, signed .de domains can be validated as of immediately. Already today more than 200,000 .de domains are signed with DNSSEC – i.e. the data provided by the DNS can now be checked for authenticity. This makes .de the Top Level Domain with the largest number of signed Second Level Domains worldwide. The background to this is that DENIC offers the possibility to store authoritative data directly in the .de zone. Like the Second Level Domains delegated with own key material, these data have been signed since 31 May 2011 and can now be checked by means of a validating resolver with standard configuration. Part of this configuration is the so-called trust anchor for the root zone (h...

Full article: http://www.denic.de/en/denic-in-dialogue/press-releases/p...

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