Key-Systems at Domain Pulse 2010

Registrar Key-Systems is again attending the central expert conference for the German speaking domain industry called Domain Pulse. The two-day industry meeting starting today in Lucerne covers current issues and trends about domains and the internet's further development. Internet security is the focus of the conference program.


Safety on the internet is a major concern to Key-Systems. The registrar offers its end customers the reliable registration and administration of domains. Key-Systems' service BrandShelter especially addresses the needs of companies, institutions and organizations, which aim at securing their name and trademarks on the Internet. Through they can centrally administer their internet addresses and control the use of their brands and trademarks on the internet.

“The Domain Pulse to us is one of the most important industry meetings in the German speaking area. We look forward to the dialogue with many experts of the domain branch, especially those from Austria and Switzerland”, describes Key-Systems COO Thorsten Smeets concerning the symposium. The Domain Pulse program covers, among others, the following topics: the new ICANN accreditation contract (ICANN = Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers), Domain Name Abuse, the new IDN TLDs (IDN = Internationalized Domain Name), and the Swiss DNSSEC pilot period. DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) indicates an extension of the Domain Name System (DNS) aiming to make the internet even more secure. Some of the presenters at the Domain Pulse are: Kim Davies (ICANN), Steve Gobin (ICANN Europe), Stephan Welzel (DENIC) and Leonid Todorov (Coordination Center for TLD RU).

Since 2004 the three registries DENIC, and SWITCH together host the annual Domain Pulse. SWITCH is the operator of the top-level domains (TLDs) .CH (Switzerland) and .LI (Liechtenstein). DENIC is the registry for domains ending with .DE (Germany). NIC.AT is the approval agency for the Austrian TLD .AT.

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