The Infrastructure Behind the Internet: Briefing and Tour of Verisign

TABC members had the rare opportunity to visit the Reston, Virginia headquarters of Verisign for a tour and presentation on registry services and operation of the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). Verisign enables Internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names and provides protection for websites and enterprises around the world.  Verisign ensures the security, stability and resiliency of key Internet infrastructure and services, including the authoritative directory of all .com, .net, .tv, .cc, .name top-level domains and the back-end registry for a portfolio of generic top-level domains.