ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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ICANN Acronyms and Terms

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key signing key ceremony(KSK ceremony)

During this procedure, the master cryptographic key that secures the Domain Name System root zone is retrieved from its secure protections and used to generate cryptographic signatures for the signing of the root zone.

Knowledge-sharing and Instantiation Norms for DNS and Naming Security(KINDNS)

An ICANN initiative to promote voluntary security best practices for authoritative and recursive DNS operators.