PURPOSE OF THIS REVIEW?

The Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System Review is mandated by ICANN Bylaws Section 4.6(c) to examine how effectively ICANN is meeting its commitment to enhance the operational stability, reliability, resiliency, security and global interoperability of the systems/processes (internal/external) that affect the Internet's unique identifiers.


WHERE ARE WE IN THE PROCESS?

MEET THE SSR2 REVIEW TEAM:

(Some members of the SSR2 review team are not pictured above)

MEET THE SSR2 REVIEW SUBGROUPS

OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE:

Become a SSR2 Observer


 

KEY NEWS AND UPDATES:

SSR2 Review Team Re-Starts, On-Boards New Members, Updates Terms of Reference

5 September 2018 - The ICANN SecurityStability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System Review Team (SSR2) reconvened after being paused since October 2017 and held an in-person meeting from 22-24 August. The review team has on-boarded new members, selected leadership, reviewed completed work to date, and updated its scope/terms of reference. We also are refreshing our workplan and outreach plan, and moving forward with our substantive work. Read the blog here.


SSR2 Review Restarts

7 June 2018 - Today the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organization announces the formal restart of the Second Review of the SecurityStability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (SSR2). Learn more.

Catch Up With SSR2 Review Team Sessions at ICANN60

1 November 2017 - Click the links below to find details of each of the sessions, including links to recordings: 


EXTENSION: SSR2 Review Team is Seeking an Independent Expert to Perform a Gap Analysis

27 October 2017 - In collaboration with the second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (SSR2) Review Team, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") is seeking an independent expert to perform a gap analysis of the first SSR Review recommendations. Read the specifications for Gap Analysis or learn more.

Read the ICANN SSR Subgroup Summary of its Face-to-Face Meeting in Los Angeles

18 October 2017 - The ICANN SSR Subgroup had a very productive two-day, fact-finding meeting at ICANN headquarters in Los Angeles. The subgroup met with a number of ICANN staff subject matter experts and discussed a range of issues relating to the completeness and effectiveness of ICANN’s security processes and the effectiveness of the ICANN security framework (including activities connected to the SSR2 Terms of Reference and implementation of SSR1 recommendations). Learn more.


A
n Update from the Second Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (DNS) Review Team (SSR2)

19 Jul 2017 - The SSR2 review team recently held a two-day face-to-face meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, prior to ICANN59. The review team is examining security, operational stability, and resiliency matters related to ICANN's coordination of the Internet's system of unique identifiers. Here, review team member Alain Aina explains why the SSR2 Review is important and shares some highlights from the recent meeting. Learn more.


SSR2 June Progress Update 

20 June 2017 - The Second Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Domain Name System Review Team, also referred to as “SSR2-RT”, is reviewing security, operational stability and resiliency matters relating to ICANN’s coordination of the Internet's system of unique identifiers. (Our mandate can be found in ICANN’s Bylaws). Learn more


A Conversation with Members of the Second Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (DNS) Review Team (SSR2)

26 May 2017 - The SSR2 Review Team is currently reviewing security, operational stability and resiliency matters related to ICANN's coordination of the Internet's system of unique identifiers, and recently held its second face-to-face meeting in Madrid, Spain. Here, in their individual capacities, Review Team members James Gannon and Kerry-Ann Barrett share their highlights and key takeaways from the meeting. Learn more.


Security, Stability and Resiliency of the Domain Name System (DNS) Review Team (SSR2): Follow Our Progress

26 Apr 2017 - On behalf of the SSR2 Review Team we'd like to update you on our work so far and tell you how you can get involved. Learn more.


Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team Announces Leadership

30 March 2017 – The Second Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team is pleased to announce its leadership selections. Learn more.


Selection of the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team Members Announced

14 Feb 2017 - ICANN announced the selection of a 16-member team to conduct the second review on the security, stability and resiliency of the DNS (SSR2). Learn more


Appointment of Board Designees for New Specific Reviews: Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the Domain Name System

 03 Feb 2017 -  SSR2 ICANN Board Resolution. Learn more.

Application Extended for the Second Security, Stability and Resiliency (SSR-2) Review Team

12 Aug 2016 - Today, ICANN announced an extension of the application deadline for participation in the community-based team that will review the security, stability, and resiliency of the DNS. Learn more.


Call for Volunteers for the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS (SSR2) Review Team

30 Jun 2016 - As part of its existing Affirmation of Commitments (AoC) requirements, ICANN is seeking volunteers to serve on the Second Security, Stability, and Resiliency of the DNS Review Team (SSR2-RT). Learn more.