Board Risk Committee (RC) – Minutes | 11 March 2012

RC Attendees: Steve Crocker, Ray Plzak, R. Ramaraj, Thomas Roessler, Mike Silber, Bruce Tonkin, Judith Vazquez and Suzanne Woolf

Other Board Attendees: Sébastien Bachollet, Thomas Narten, and Ram Mohan

Staff Attendees: Akram Atallah – Chief Operating Officer; Elise Gerich – Vice President, IANA and Technical Operations; John Jeffrey – General Counsel and Secretary; Jeff Moss – Chief Security Officer; John Crain, Samantha Eisner, Patrick Jones, Xiaodong Lee, Amy Stathos, and Alina Syunkova


The following is a summary of discussions, actions taken and actions identified:

  1. Minutes of Previous Meeting: The RC approved the minutes of its previous meeting.
  2. Risk Planning for Key Incidents: The RC received a report on coordination and response planning within ICANN when potential specific risk incidents are identified, including continual enhancements to systems, internal coordination and capabilities. The RC also discussed potential budget needs to assure that risk mitigation efforts are funded appropriately.
    • Action:
      • Staff to schedule a program update for the RC on the operation of the L-Root Server.
      • Staff to provide additional information to the RC regarding budget needs that may need to be provided within the operational planning process and to the BFC.