What does DNSSEC mean in Security?

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Domain Name System SECurity Extensions

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What does DNSSEC mean?

Domain Name System Security Extensions
The Domain Name System Security Extensions is a suite of Internet Engineering Task Force specifications for securing certain kinds of information provided by the Domain Name System as used on Internet Protocol networks. It is a set of extensions to DNS which provide to DNS clients origin authentication of DNS data, authenticated denial of existence, and data integrity, but not availability or confidentiality.

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