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SAC 001 | DNS Security Reading List

I often get asked for background reading on the Internet's naming and address address allocation systems. So I've started to pull together a collection of links to documents and sites that I've found helpful in discussions about the security/integrity/resilience of the Internet's domain name system, along with some basic primers on Internet architecture. Suggestions and recommendations are avidly invited -- particularly for non-US resources.

-- Andrew

Internet Architecture

Domain Name System (DNS):

Root Name Servers:

Name Server Security:

DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC):

Very User-Friendly Introductions to the DNS:

General Internet Security Resources:

Governmental Communications:


Governmental agencies:


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