auDA proposes to impose security requirements on .au registrars

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http://www.itwire.com – The .au domain administrator, auDA, is canvassing proposals for imposing a mandatory security standard on all .au registrars - companies that issue and manage name.com.au domains. {loadposition stuart}The move was precipitated by a serious security incident involving an accredited registrar in mid-2011 that caused major disruption to registrants and the industry in general. Since then auDA has been working with a group of industry participants to develop the first draft of a proposed mandatory security standard for registrars.Separately, auDA established in February 2012 an industry advisory (IT news)