Paul Kane (entrepreneur)

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Paul Kane is chief executive of the British technology firm CommunityDNS[1] and is one of seven people entrusted with a credit card like key to restart portions of the World Wide Web or internet which are secured with DNSSEC, after a catastrophic event such as a major security breach or terrorist attack.[1] If such a situation arises, five keyholders will travel to the United States to meet up and restart the DNSSEC system.[2]


  1. ^ a b Kiss, jemima. "Is there really a key to reboot the internet?". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  2. ^ Schneier, Bruce (July 28, 2010). "DNSSEC Root Key Split Among Seven People". Schneier on Security. Retrieved 17 October 2013.