DNS Ecosystem Security

DNS Ecosystem Security

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in cooperation with NIC.LV is planning a series of webinars and online trainings primarily aimed at the Internet Community in Central Europe and the Baltics.

Webinar “DNS Ecosystem Security”

Date: Thursday, 19 May
Time: from 12:00 to 14:00 (UTC)
Language: English

This course will cover the best practices in securing the overall ecosystem of DNS, from the threats to mitigation perspective. At the end of the course, the participants should be able to understand the best practices in securing the DNS.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction: An Example Attack
  • Refresher: Inter-domain Routing 101
  • Refresher: DNS Resolution 101
  • Common Attacks: Cache Poisoning, Fast Flux, Homographic Attacks, Emojis, IoT, etc.
  • Mitigation with DNSSEC
  • Mitigation with RPKI
  • Mitigation with Request Data Encryption DNS (Stub–>Resolver)
  • Mitigation with DMARC, SPF, or DKIM
  • Collaborating with ICANN

Speaker: David Huberman, Technical Engagement Manager, ICANN Platform: Zoom
Registration: https://icann.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_aD2yLQqPRYmgdljDGMTa5A
More info: https://features.icann.org/event/icann-organization/icann-training-series-central-europe-baltics-dns-ecosystem-security

Thanks to everyone who participated in our first three webinars:

  • “DNS 101” Where ICANN’s Technical Engagement Manager David Huberman outlined how DNS works and how different DNS components interact with each other. The recording and presentation is available here.
  • “ICANN’S TECHNICAL MISSION” that outlined ICANN in s role coordinating the technical aspects of the Internet’s unique identifier system. The recording and presentation is available here.
  • “HISTORY OF THE ROOT SERVER SYSTEM” that took the audience from the beginnings of the DNS in 1983 through the present day. It focused on the development of the Root Server System from just one root server to today’s 13 root servers, explained some of the mystery behind why the root servers are assigned the way they are. The recording and presentation is available here.