ITS Projects

The project list contains the current work in progress. For more information about the projects, contact the project manager.

Updated 11/26/2022

DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extension) Zone Signing

Executive Sponsor(s): Andrew Palms
Project manager: Katarina Thomas
Status: At Risk
DNS (Domain Name System), the "phonebook" of the Internet, is not secure by its original design — DNSSEC adds a level of security to DNS while maintaining backward compatibility and scalability. This is particularly helpful in preventing the misuse/theft of digital financial information like credit cards or tax data, intellectual property, mail exchange records, and other sensitive information.

NetBASILISK Implementation Project (NSF Award #1925476)

Executive Sponsor(s): Andrew Palms
Project manager: Katarina Thomas
Status: At Risk
The NetBASILISK (NETwork Border At Scale Integrating and Leveraging Individual Security Components) project enables researchers and network engineers at the University of Michigan to introduce the next level of security and privacy protection scaled to the vast volume of generated research data. As attackers develop more sophisticated tools to acquire student and faculty private data,... Read more