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Application for the Second Security, Stability and Resiliency (SSR-2) Review Team

12 August 2016

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Today, ICANN announced an extension of the application deadline for participation in the community-based team that will review the security, stability, and resiliency of the DNS. Experts in Internet unique identifiers, including; mitigating unique identifier abuse, registry and registration security and abuse, understanding of malware mitigations and abuse vectors, and incident response are highly desired. Geographic diversity will be taken into account when selecting SSR2 review team members.

Call for Volunteers for the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team

As part of its existing Affirmation of Commitments (AoC) requirements, ICANN is seeking volunteers to serve on the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS Review Team (SSR2). Please refer to the Call for Volunteers https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-3-2016-06-30-en for additional information, expertise needed, and instructions on how to apply for our review team.

Candidates are asked to submit their applications to reviews@icann.org by 15 September 2016, 23:59 UTC.

All applications received to date are compiled on a wiki page.

Transition to New Bylaws

ICANN has recently adopted new Bylaws that are not yet effective that introduce new selection processes for AoC review teams, such as SSR2. Accordingly, the Call for Volunteers, as well as the timelines described below, may be updated by ICANN during this application period to reflect these new procedures, if and when they become effective.

Revised Targeted Timeline

Call for volunteers published 30 June 2016
EXTENSION Deadline to apply for Review Team 15 September 2016
Publication of Applicants 30 September 2016
Review Team selected and announced November 2016
1st Review Team meeting December 2016
Estimate for Final Report to be issued December 2017


If you have any questions, please send an email to SSR2-Questions@icann.org.