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Can Security Requirements change? If so, how are these changes made and how will Registrars and Registrars know about them?

Yes, Security Requirements can change. The Security Requirements specify that fTLD will periodically review and amend the requirements to respond to changing needs in security or the community. The amendment process includes a review by fTLD’s Security Requirements Working Group (SRWG) and consideration and approval of its recommendations by fTLD’s Board of Directors. Any approved changes to the requirements will be communicated directly to Registrars and broadly announced to stakeholders via information posted to fTLD’s websites as well as other means for sharing such details. Adequate notification to stakeholders and time for implementation is provided when changes are required to processes and technical infrastructure by new or modified requirements. Please contact fTLD at if you would like to participate in future efforts of the Security Requirements Working Group.