French internet security report urges use of best practice

Wednesday 6 July 2016 | 21:47 CET | News
An official report on internet security in France has urged all players in the sector to follow best practice recommendations for the BGP, DNS and TLS security protocols. The Resiliance of the French Internet report also encouraged all those in the sector to prepare themselves against the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that have been behind some of the higher-profile failures of internet services. The report, published by French IT security agency ANSSI and Afnic, which registers national .fr domain names, studied the capacity of services to function during an incident and then

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