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NSA DNS SNAFU

The National Security Agency's Web sites fell off-line yesterday, due to unresponsive Domain Name Servers, according to ComputerWorld. Could the agency (or its Web hosting firm) have benefited from the National Institute of Standards and Technology guidelines for configuring DNS servers? Perhaps the Office of Management and Budget would think so.

Posted by Joab Jackson on May 16, 2008 at 9:39 AM


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