# LsNIC - NSRC - DNSSEC Workshop * **Dates:** November 12-14, 2018 * **Location:** Maseru, Lesotho - Avani Maseru hotel * **Host:** [LsNIC](http://www.nic.ls/) ## Workshop ## * [Detailed agenda](agenda.html) (Schedule with links to materials) * [Participants](participants.html) * [Instructors](instructors.html) * [Notes/references](references.html) * [Sponsors](sponsors.html "Workshop sponsors") * [Group Photo](images/) ### Pre-requisites * Some knowledge of the UNIX/Linux command line environment * Basic understanding of DNS (this course is not an introduction) * Basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking * Participants should bring a laptop ### Tools * [PuTTY SSH client](tools/putty.exe) ### Goals * Learn about the real world threats that exploit DNS weaknesses * Understand the risks you run when your DNS isn't secured * Learn about the security extensions for DNS: DNSSEC * Enable signing & validation in the organisation * Learn about the impact of DNSSEC on one's DNS infrastructure * Help participants take the next step, whether it involves deploying their own signing solution, acquiring a vendor based solution, or using a third party service ### Topics * zone signature, key management, automated DNSSEC management using BIND & OpenDNSSEC, Hardware Security Modules (HSM) * presentation on key ceremonies, DNSSEC Practice Statements Group photo * [Survey](https://nsrc.org/limesurvey/index.php/633828?lang=en) ## Tools * [Putty](tools/putty.exe)