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ICANN and CDAC announce Indian Center for DNS Security

17 October 2013ICANN and CDAC Will Launch Research Center to Thwart Security Threats to Domain Name System
 
New Delhi, IndiaICANN today announced, in partnership with the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), plans to coordinate on the creation of a Center of Excellence in Domain Name System Security in India.
 
The Center of Excellence is anticipated to work alongside ICANN security staff to design research projects intended to solve critical Domain Name System (DNS) security issues, such as thwarting cyber attacks. The center is also envisioned to be home to a state-of-the-art research laboratory to evaluate and test security solutions.
 
“This center will play a central role in ensuring the security and stability of the Domain Name System,” said Fadi Chehadé, ICANN President and Chief Executive Officer. “The Internet has become one of the world’s most valued resources and it is deserves nothing less than full global cooperation and collaboration in developing concrete solutions to combat threats to the DNS.”
 
Fadi Chehadé, along with Dr. Rajat Moona, Director General of CDAC, will sign a letter of intent regarding the building of the center during a signing ceremony at the Internet, Mobile & Digital Economy Conference (IMDEC) IMDEC is a conference organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with the Ministry of Communications and IT. The topic of the conference is Internet to Equinet: Empowering a Billion OnLine”. Minister Kapil Sibal, Indian Minister of Communications and Information Technology, will oversee the signing ceremony.
 
The Center for Development of Advanced Computing is the research and development arm of India’s Department of Electronics and Information Technology, a part of India’s Ministry of Communications & Information Technology.
 
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For more information about FICCI, please visit: http://www.ficci.com/events-page.asp?evid=21654
 
For more information about the Center for Development of Advanced Computing, please visit: http://cdac.in/

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James Cole
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Washington, D.C.
Tel. +1 202.570.7240
james.cole@icann.org
 
Andrew Robertson
Edelman Public Relations
London, U.K.
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