Afilias supports CrypTech Project
The project calls for financial support from the industry
Afilias, a global provider of registry services and innovative Internet technology has joined with financial support CrypTech Project. CrypTech is an industry effort to tackle the increasingly challenging Internet security conditions, particularly because it affects the hardware cryptographic algorithms. The CrypTech expert team is working on developing an engine design open hardware encryption that allow higher levels of Internet security as is used by the broader Internet community.
Afilias, a recognized leader in Internet security services, including DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC), fully supports the mission of this project. Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, member of the steering committee CrypTech project, said:
“The CrypTech project is one of the most ambitious and collaborative efforts to date in improving cryptography hardware and extending their application, affecting the entire Internet to community. As an open engine, anyone can contribute Project CrypTech development of specifications through public open-source hardware and firmware and finally anyone can operate it for free. This important initiative deserves strong funding and support to help build a safer Internet. ”
The CrypTech project is organized by the Swedish University Network (SUNET) in collaboration with NORDUnet A / S and is working with the International Association for Cryptologic Research (ACIR) and cryptographers algorithmic public sector advisory and review. The project is supported by donations, which can be made directly to NORDUnet.
“For the Internet to remain a global platform for innovation, security and openness are two critical success factors and CrypTech enabled for both,” said Desiree Miloshevic, Senior Advisor for Public Policy and International Affairs at Afilias. “Afilias is proud to be one of the financiers of the project and play a role in building a more secure and open Internet.”
In his role as an independent source of trusted information townhalls Internet and leading advocate of an Internet accessible and open to all, the Internet Society praised the initiative. Olaf Kolkman, Director of Internet Technologies of the Internet Society, said:. “The CrypTech draft allows hardware encryption well designed for the masses at a low cost and reliable We are delighted to support this initiative and encourage other organizations to help fund this important development work to improve privacy online. ”
“There are many parts to make the Internet a safe and private place for our children and grandchildren. The cryptographic hardware we can trust is a critical component,” said Randy Bush, Technical Coordinator CrypTech.
For more information about the CrypTech Project, please visit https://cryptech.is/.
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Quinnie Wong, Afilias