Blogs

Last modified: January 30, 2014
  • DNSSEC Key Security Webinar Scheduled for July 8th, 10 AM PST

    We held the webinar, and the recording is posted here. This webinar is a joint presentation with ISC and Thales e-Security, who will discuss using their nShield HSM in conjunction with BIND. Because DNS was never designed with security in mind, inherent DNS vulnerabilities pose a risk to all Internet services. To counter these risks, DNSSEC is being deployed across

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  • Kea DHCP Server mailing lists added

    We are actively working on Kea, our new DHCP server.  Following the conclusion of the BIND 10 project, we are removing the Kea application from the BIND 10 framework, which we are no longer maintaining.  Kea will be ready for production deployment in 2015, and is intended to eventually replace our current ISC DHCP server implementation. The Kea project team

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  • BIND 9.10 – DNSSEC, Crypto and Changes to Existing Behavior

    This is the last of three blog posts introducing the new features in BIND 9.10.  With BIND 9.10 we continue improving DNSSEC support. For the complete list of new features, see the 9.10 Release Note. DNSSEC Improvements PKCS#11 API for direct control of HSM.  A new compile-time option (“configure –enable-native-pkcs11″) allows the BIND 9 cryptography functions to use the PKCS#11

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  • ISC Responds to Questions Raised About SRTT Algorithm Flaw

    This week several of our customers have contacted us to inquire about our reaction to an article entitled “Critical Vulnerability in BIND Software Puts DNS Protocol Security at Risk”

    ISC would like to clarify that we evaluated the risk from this issue in 2013 when it was disclosed to us, and do not judge it to be a “critical vulnerability” or feel that it “puts DNS protocol security at risk.” (read more..)

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  • BIND 9.10 – Statistics, Troubleshooting and Zone Configuration

    BIND 9.10 brings updates to statistics, troubleshooting tools and some helpful utilities for zone configuration. The release notes are now posted alongside the software download, and we have created a folder in the knowledge base for articles on the new features. Statistics Update XML statistics reported from BIND refocused on “newer” format.   BIND can provide statistics in either XML or JSON formats. JSON is significantly

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