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Nordic Region Workshop: ICANN and its Technical Mission


Start Date: 03 Mar 2021

End Date: 03 Mar 2021

Source: 16

Description:
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)


ICANN’s Technical Remit:

1. Overview
2. IANA Technical Operations
3. Key Signing Ceremonies in the Time of CoViD

This session provides an overview of ICANN’s coordination of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) function, its responsibilities, and a description of what a Domain Name System Security Extensions
(DNSSEC) Key Signing Ceremony looks like today.

15.00 – 16.00 (CET)
ICANN and the DNS Root:

1. IMRS Overview
2. Hyperlocal
3. Evolution of Root Server System Governance

This session will explain the approach for the ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) and give an introduction to Root server governance in general. It will also explain how Hyperlocal technology is used for decentralization of the root zone.

16.00 – 17.00 (CET)
ICANN’s Contributions to the Security and Stability of DNS Operations:

1. DAAR
2. ITHI
3. DNSTICR
4. KINDNS

ICANN will present various technical projects related to security and stability of the Domain Name System: Domain Abuse Activity Reporting (DAAR); Identifier Technologies Health Indicators (ITHI); Domain Name Security Threat Information Collection and Reporting (DNSTICR) and Knowledge-sharing and Instantiating Norms for Domain Name Security (KINDNS).