Federal Government Interest in your patch progress

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Tue Jul 29 08:46:29 CDT 2008


On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:06:40 +0100
Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 12:36:57PM -0400,
>  Steven M. Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu> wrote 
>  a message of 29 lines which said:
> 
> > I've been talking to US Gov't folks, too.  They really want DNSSEC
> > (and secure BGP...) deployed.
> 
> Then, why ".gov" is not signed?
> 
> Talk is cheap.

There's is in fact movement in that direction.  See
http://snad.ncsl.nist.gov/dnssec/ to start.


		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb




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