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From: Kevin Finisterre (lists) (kf_listsdigitalmunition.com)
Date: Sun Jul 13 2008 - 16:43:56 CDT
Some info about their tech...
On Jul 13, 2008, at 11:35 AM, Paul Wouters wrote:
> Hmm, immune to Denial of Service? Genuinely Secure SourceT micro
> Operating System? Which is not Linux so DHS ignores NSA's SElinux
> (and opensource security strategy). And is missing IPv6 which is
> mandatory which they will write from scratch or port from an
> open source OS in the next 6 months.....
> Interesting times.....
>> DHS moves to strengthen domain name servers
>> The Homeland Security Departmentís Science and Technology Directorate
>> has awarded a contract to Secure64 Software to increase the
>> security of
>> the Internetís Domain Name Servers (DNS).
>> Part of the attraction of Secure64 is its Genuinely Secure SourceT
>> Operating System that Secure64 said is ďimmune to compromise from
>> rootkits and malware and is resistant to denial-of-service attacks.Ē
>> Secure64ís product, which includes a secure DNS solution based on
>> DNSSEC, will be supplemented with an incremental signing feature that
>> will increase the security of DNS transactions.
>> The $1.2 million contract with Secure64, of Greenwood Village, Colo.,
>> will simplify and automate DNSSEC deployment. The goal is to
>> provide a
>> solution that serves not only the U.S. government but other
>> businesses and service providers worldwide.
>> The Secure64 product is deployed as a network appliance and
>> can fit seamlessly into an organizationís existing DNS
>> architecture. Alternatively, the product can replace an existing DNS.
>> The Secure64 product must also support IPv6 to comply with the Office
>> of Management and Budgetís IPv6 mandate. Secure64 supports the
>> resolution of IPv6 DNS transactions and AAAA DNS records
>> transported over
>> IPv4. Support for transactions over a dual-stack IPv4 / IPv6
>> is planned for later this year, with the development to occur outside
>> this project contract.
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