# NiRA - NSRC - ICANN - DNSSEC Workshop * **Dates:** March 18-20 * **Location:** Lagos, Nigeria * **Host:** [NiRA](https://www.nira.org.ng/) ## 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](https://photos.nsrc.org/picture.php?/18594-47390015122_237ebfd5f1_o/category/385-nira_nsrc_icann_dnssec) : [All Photos](https://www.flickr.com/photos/145921366@N04/) * [Survey]( https://nsrc.org/limesurvey/index.php/194392?lang=en) ### 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: [64-bit](tools/w64/putty.exe) | [32-bit](tools/w32/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