CISA Takes Over .gov TLD Management
Get your 'Dot Gov' (.gov) domain today at no annual cost!
U.S.-based Government Organizations Take Note!
See below an email from DHS (sent 4-28-21)
Critical Infrastructure Colleagues and Partners,
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is pleased to announce that starting April 27, CISA has taken over management of the .gov top-level domain , a milestone required within 120 days of enactment of the DOTGOV Act of 2020. Since the Act became law, we’ve:
- Coordinated with our partners at the General Services Administration (GSA) to transition daily management of the top-level domain (TLD);
- Spoken with and heard from many federal, state, and local government organizations, including election administrators, as well as tech-centric, government-affiliated civic organizations; and
- Worked to put .gov on solid programmatic footing at CISA moving forward.
We are also eliminating the annual $400 per year cost to use a .gov domain. In conversations with current, former, and potential .gov registrants, one concern was raised above all others: the price of .gov domains. Government IT administrators have often found the price hard to justify to their management in the face of lower-cost alternatives, which are typically priced at less than $20 annually, from other TLDs. New domain registrations and renewals for .gov are now available at no cost to U.S. state, local, tribal, and territorial government organizations.
- If you’re a U.S.-based government organization, visit https://home.dotgov.gov/registration/ to begin the registration process.
- If you’re a member of the public and know U.S.-based government organizations that aren’t using .gov now, consider sharing a link to this post with them.
It’s a new day for CISA’s DotGov program, and we look forward to getting the governments of the United States on the internet – securely.
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