• Create domain names with special characters

    Most domain names contain only the characters a-z, 0-9 and hyphens, but what do you do if your company is called “Björns Åkeri” or ”Guðrún’s Icelandic horses”? With the help of IDN, the Internationalized Domain Names, you can use an increased number of characters in addition to the regular character set of the DNS system.

  • Misspelled domain names

    Misspelled variants of known brands of domains are common occurring, and the purpose is all that usually reputation parasitism. For site owners, there are a number of different services and tools that identify misspellings.

  • DNSSEC – The path to a secure domain

    DNSSEC makes the internet more secure by complicating the manipulation of the information that passes through the domain name system, ensuring users that they truly are visiting e.g. their internet bank and not a facsimile that was set up to steal passwords and account information.

  • DNS’ best friends

    Two informative days has gotten Internetstiftelsen acquainted with open source hardware security modules developed by CrypTech.

  • 11th October: KSK Rollover time

    On the 16th of September the ICANN board made the final decision to go forward with the Key-Signing-Key (KSK) Rollover in the root zone. After an earlier roll got cancelled, it is now set in motion again.

  • Critical IT-services in focus at the DNS reference group

    Increased robustness for critical municipal IT-services to prepare them for a major crisis, an update on the root KSK rollover and insight into the DNS architecture of Facebook were some of the topics at DNS reference group meeting in May.

  • The renaming of .nu

    No, of course we won’t change the name of the TLD, just the hostname of some of the name servers serving the .nu zone.