Solution Brief

ISC - nCipher solution for high integrity DNSSEC verification

Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) and nCipher Security have partnered to create an integrated DNSSEC solution for BIND, the open source software most widely used for providing DNS protocols for the Internet.

BIND implements the full DNSSEC standard, addressing issues in the DNS protocol. For enhanced security, BIND is integrated with nCipher nShield hardware security modules (HSMs). These high assurance HSMs prevent physical and electronic tampering, and offer the strongest protection for DNSSEC keys.

nCipher delivers high assurance signing solution to enhance security for BIND

Solution Benefits

  • Mitigate threats to the DNS by implementing ISC BIND support for DNSSEC
  • Protect keys in nCipher FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified HSMs
  • Simplify key management operations with unique nCipher Security World architecture
  • Reduce overall cost of administration, key management and regulatory compliance
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