Cable & Telecom

CIRA urges ISPs to be ready for Thursday’s KSK rollover

OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has issued an alert to the country’s Internet service providers advising them to be prepared for Thursday’s root Key Signing Key (KSK) rollover performed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).Rolling the KSK means generating a new cryptographic public and private key pair and distributing the new public component to parties who operate validating resolvers, reads the advisory.  If those affected have improperly set up their recursive name servers, validate DNSSEC or the user wants to access a DNSSEC signed zone, it will not function. This means some users...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.