Access control (#2: the signer)

Written by Roland van Rijswijk in category: Architecture, Policy, Procedures, Security

In a previous post we addressed access control on the network level. This post will focus on access control in various ways on the signer machine. User access control The most basic – but nevertheless important – way of controlling access is by determining which users need access to the signer machine and the potentially […]

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Access control (#1: Network level)

Written by Roland van Rijswijk in category: Architecture, Policy, Security

Introduction A big part of the security of our infrastructure is determined by the access control we enforce on all the components that form the DNSSEC signer infrastructure. Access control is important on several levels: Network level Access to machines and user privileges on these machines Access to sensitive data on the signer HSM roles […]

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