[AFRINIC-Announce] REMINDER: Register for the Be a Kind DNS Operator, Be KINDNS! WEBINAR - 0900 UTC on 3rd August 2023

AFRINIC Communication comms at afrinic.net
Tue Aug 1 11:30:12 UTC 2023

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is still open for our webinar titled, "Be a Kind DNS Operator, Be KINDNS!” that will take place on 3rd August 2023 and will start at 09:00 UTC on the Zoom Platform. This is the first sesion in a two-part webinar on DNS, hosted by AFRINIC in collaboration with ICANN. This workshop is specifically designed to introduce the KINDNS initiative to operators running DNS services in the African region.

At the end of the session, participants will be able to:

	• Self-evaluate their DNS operations and security and receive anonymized assessment reports and recommendations.
	• Learn from the KINDNS practices to improve their DNS operations and security.
	• (Optional but we hope that you will) Join and promote the initiative in their place of business for a more secure Internet ecosystem. 
The session will be moderated by Mr. Stephen Musa Honlue - Project Manager and Transformation Lead, AFRINIC. With him on the panel will be; 

	• Mr. Yazid Akanho-Technical Engagement Senior Specialist, Middle-East & Africa, ICANN.
	• Mr. Cedrick Mbeyet-Stakeholder Development Manager, AFRINIC.

The second part of the series scheduled on the 10th of August 2023 at 9:00 UTC, will delve into DNSSEC validation, and demonstrate how Internet users can safeguard themselves from potential attacks or attackers. Our esteemed panelists will present valuable insights and share their experiences to provide a comprehensive understanding of DNSSEC's importance in ensuring a safer online environment.

This series is tailored for a wide range of professionals in the African region, including:

	• Network engineers and system administrators responsible for DNS servers.
	• IT Managers and CTOs/CIOs in ISPs and network operators.
	• Researchers and policy-makers involved in DNS services.
	• IT auditors seeking to enhance DNS security and compliance.
Registration will be required for the two webinars. 

Register for this webinar at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/1016899273526/WN_ANQi7bw_TjKoe9QmuEPiKw

To find out more about our webinars, visit the AFRINIC Webinar Series page and register for upcoming sessions (https://afrinic.net/events/webinar-series)

Note: Please share our Webinar Series with your colleagues. Our events are open to the community to support Internet development in the African region.

We look forward to your participation in this webinar series and hope to see you there.

Kind Regards,

AFRINIC Communications.

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