Tender for acquiring hardware for Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
he Estonian Internet Foundation has announced a public tender for acquiring the hardware required for a more secure operation of DNSSEC.
The Foundation has started a process of deploying the Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) and is organising a tender for acquiring the Hardware Security Modules.
The reference number for the public tender "Hardware Security Module (HSM) seadmete omandamine - Acquisition of Hardware Security Modules (HSM)” in the Procurement Register is 145918. The deadline for submitting tenders is 11 a.m. on 2nd of October, 2013. A tender notice has been published in the EU tenders’ database athttp://ted.europa.eu/ with the reference number 2013300743.
DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) is a security key system ensuring that the user will be directed to the correct webpage after entering a URL into a browser. For example, DNSSEC will guarantee that after entering the URL of an Internet banking environment, a user will not be directed to a webpage with a similar look and feel that has been set up by organisers of fraud intent on stealing data and passwords.
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