Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

Consultation on IANA Secure Notification Process

Comment/Reply Periods (*) Important Information Links
Comment Open: 12 December 2012
Comment Close: 10 January 2013 Extended to 28 February 2013
Close Time (UTC): 23:59 UTC Public Comment Announcement
Reply Open: 11 January 2013 Extended to 1 March 2013 To Submit Your Comments (Forum Closed)
Reply Close: 31 January 2013 Extended to 21 March 2013 View Comments Submitted
Close Time (UTC): 23:59 UTC Report of Public Comments
Brief Overview
Originating Organization: ICANN
Categories/Tags:
  • Top-Level Domains
  • Internet Protocol Addressing
  • Transparency/Accountability
  • Security/Stability
  • Reviews/Improvements
Purpose (Brief): A consultation on the IANA Secure Notification Process, as part of the 2012 IANA Functions Contract. The feedback received during this consultation will help ICANN implement a secure notification system that best meets the needs of the relevant stakeholders.
Current Status: Initial Public Consultation
Next Steps: Review Comments Received
Staff Contact: Kim Davies Email: kim.davies@icann.org
Detailed Information
Section I: Description, Explanation, and Purpose

The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions contract (SA1301-12-CN-0035) between ICANN and the United States Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) to maintain the continuity and stability of services related to certain interdependent Internet technical management functions, known collectively as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority calls for a public consultation from all interested and affected parties to help satisfy the following objective:

C.3.2 Secure Systems Notification — The Contractor shall implement and thereafter operate and maintain a secure notification system at a minimum, capable of notifying all relevant stakeholders of the discrete IANA functions, of such events as outages, planned maintenance, and new developments. In all cases, the Contractor shall notify the COR of any outages.

Section II: Background
This is one of a series of consultations for the delivery of the IANA functions, as described in contract SA1301-12-CN-0035.
Section III: Document and Resource Links
Section IV: Additional Information
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(*) Comments submitted after the posted Close Date/Time are not guaranteed to be considered in any final summary, analysis, reporting, or decision-making that takes place once this period lapses.

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