ICANN Advisory: News Conference to Inaugurate Cyber Security Facility in Singapore

ICANN logoSGNIC logoProminent Internet organizations and the Singapore Government will answer journalists’ questions about the inauguration of a Singapore facility that will become the first of three hardened facilities that will bring an extra measure of security to Internet users around the globe.

Packet Clearing House (PCH) and ICANN will join the Singapore government at the news conference.

The three new facilities, located in Singapore; Zurich, Switzerland (still under construction) and San Jose, California, will provide cryptographic security using the recently deployed Domain Name System Security (DNSSEC) protocol. Internet users in each country that adopts the new service will be assured of the authenticity of the websites they visit and the email addresses they use.

Here are the details:

WHAT: News Conference

WHO: Representatives of ICANN, Packet Clearing House (PCH), Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).

WHEN: Wednesday, 22 June 2011, 1430-1530 Singapore (0530-0630 UTC).

WHERE: Swissôtel The Stamford, Moor Room, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore.

OFF-SITE ACCESS: Journalists from around the world can participate in the news conference via remote access.

A live video webcast may be accessed at icann.adobeconnect.com/sin41-press.

NEWS CONFERENCE RECORDING: As soon after the news conference as possible, a recording of the event will be posted to www.icann.org/en/press/

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