Joe Abley of ICANN and VeriSign manager Matt Larson announced, at the 59th meeting of the "R
Responses cannot actually be validated until then. DNSSEC is designed to ensure that responses to DNS requests only come from authorised servers.

Ever since security expert Dan Kaminsky showed how easy it was to falsify such responses and deceive users issuing requests, experts have been under pressure to introduce DNSSEC. The US Department of Commerce released the date of the accelerated implementation, and also decided that VeriSign and ICANN should work together to sign the root zone.

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