Investigation into the issues surrounding SHA-384 DS keys for co.za

Following Delegation Signer (DS) records to the .za space on the 5th September 2019, in preparation for a Key Signing Key (KSK) rollover we started receiving reports of issues on some validating name servers.  The issue was eventually traced back to old buggy versions of Unbound that had been standard in older versions of both … Continue reading Investigation into the issues surrounding SHA-384 DS keys for co.za

Software Analysis Intern Livhuwani Mabasha on Testing

Starting your first job can be challenging, exciting and intimidating all at the same time, however, there's something new and intriguing about being in the office, surrounded by your team every day and knowing that your contributions are meaningful to the company. This, as well as walking away from the office every afternoon having gained … Continue reading Software Analysis Intern Livhuwani Mabasha on Testing

DevOps intern shares his experience working on new SSL Certificate

Meet Michael Mabye, a Computer Science graduate who obtained his BSc and Honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Limpopo. While pursuing his Honours degree he tutored younger student in database and operating systems and was also very active in fighting for student rights and affairs. From a very young age he was fascinated … Continue reading DevOps intern shares his experience working on new SSL Certificate

AIS 2019 – Kampala, Uganda

A team from DNS Africa Ltd attended the Africa Internet Summit, in particular, the AfTLD ccTLD Marketing Workshop last week in Kampala, Uganda. We set out to share our experience in the African Market through launching our very own reseller product, Gateway, as well as to introduce our new user-friendly end-user based platform, TopDog. Throughout … Continue reading AIS 2019 – Kampala, Uganda

Interview with DNS Intern Caleb Nkosi and his work on the WHMCS Module

Born and bred in Mpumalanga, Caleb Nkosi is a Bachelor of Science graduate who majored in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Zululand. During his time there he also served as the Chairperson of the Computer Science Society where he was exposed to various ICT channels which sparked his interest to pursue a … Continue reading Interview with DNS Intern Caleb Nkosi and his work on the WHMCS Module