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Identifier Systems SSR Activities Reporting

21 January 2015
By Dave Piscitello

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As part of our continuing commitment to transparency and accountability, the Identifier Systems SSR department is pleased to publish our activities report for the second half of 2014 (2H 2014).

Our activities reports describe the activities we perform to maintain the security, stability, and resiliency of the Internet's global identifier systems.These activities include collaboration with ICANN, security and operations, and public safety communities, where our staff serves several roles.

Depending on the engagement or request, our staff

  • offers security or DNS subject matter expertise,
  • facilitates cooperative action among ICANN and other communities to maintain DNS SSR,
  • conducts research, or
  • supports the daily efforts of security or operations communities to mitigate the misuse or harmful use of the DNS or domain name registration services.

The 2H 2014 activities reports highlights our collaboration and stakeholder activities from July 1 through December 31, 2014. We also summarize activities we perform as part of our identifier system SSR threat awareness and preparedness remit provide progress reports on analytics or productivity improvement projects as well.

Our 2H 2014 report is available here [PDF, 328 KB]. Our 30 June 2014 report is available here [PDF, 73 KB]. Please contact John Crain or Dave Piscitello with questions, comments or suggestions.


Dave Piscitello