Information Security Administrator at the Registry, Zala Primožič
Already during my studies at the Faculty of Security Sciences, where we focused mainly on police work, criminology, criminology and criminal law, I also became interested in information technology. So, I started thinking about upgrading my security skills with information security and computing skills, and maybe merging those areas someday.
Political, economic and social conditions affect the users’ choice of domain names, how many they register and for what purposes.
Domain holder under the .si top-level domain is obliged – in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions (GTC) for registration of domain names under the .si top-level domain – to ensure that the registration data is always accurate, complete and current, that the contact email is valid and that the domain holder has exclusive and direct access to it.
While the work of the .si Registry is going smoothly, we are aware that many are still facing great concerns. Therefore, we decided to extend some of the measures we adopted at the .si Registry at the end of March in order to facilitate the operations of registrars and domain name holders.
Such massive consequences of the pandemic, were surely unexpected by most during the weeks, leading to the announcement of strict safety measures. Despite of this, Registry staff introduced several precautions. In accordance with our expectations, our systems turned out to be resilient and well planned.
Once again, 4th of April has come an passed – an important date for Register .si. This year, this date marks 15-th anniversary of fundamental change of domain registration rules.
While we are making sure all processes of Register.si are running smoothly, we are also aware that current circumstances are affecting your business. Given that many domain holders are at this time facing great challenges, we are trying to come up with ways to aid you and them.
Functioning of websites, e-mail addresses and other functionalities is, in these circumstances, surely even more important then usual.
Peter Van Roste, general manager of CENTR (Council of European National Top Level Domain Registries) spoke in Ljubljana on the matter of the inner workings of the world wide web and the different actors and communities that take care of different parts of the networks. He also warned about the innefective measure of DNS blocking and the problem of internet censorship.