DNSSEC KSK Ceremony 43

Well somehow it’s coming towards the end of 2021 already, which means it’s nearly time again for one of my favourite internet quirks: a DNSSEC KSK ceremony, number 43 to be exact. What’s a DNSSEC KSK ceremony? Well I covered it in quite verbose detail in my series on DNS earlier this year, but here’s a shorter version:

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It's 2021, what do you still need a personal VPN for?

If you’ve watched more than a handful of YouTube videos in the past few years, you’ve probably seen sponsored advertisements for VPNs impressing on you the great security benefits of using a VPN. But in a time where a lot of Internet communications are already encrypted, what are the actual benefits of using a VPN?

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DNS, security and key ceremonies, oh my! – Part 3

Now that I’ve explained both DNS and DNSSEC, I can cover the most widely known part of the DNSSEC infrastructure – the Root KSK Ceremonies. These ceremonies exist to provide transparency to the Internet community around the creation, use, and storage of the root KSK. Transparency is essential in establishing trust of the KSK – asking the Internet to just blindly trust something wouldn’t work, and rightly so!

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