LOS ANGELES – 22 February 2017 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) has contracted Analysis Group to conduct an independent review of the Security & Stability Advisory Committee Review (SSAC).
Selection of the Independent Examiner
The selection of an independent examiner is performed in accordance with ICANN’s procurement process. All submitted proposals were carefully evaluated against selection criteria developed in collaboration with the SSAC, including:
Technical knowledge & expertise. Knowledge and understanding of ICANN. Methodology. Independence, including no conflict of interest.
SSAC Organizational Review
The purpose of this review, according to ICANN’s Bylaws, Section 4.4, is to determine whether the SSAC has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure &, if so, whether any change in structure or operations is desirable to improve its effectiveness. This review will also determine if the SSAC is accountable to its constituencies, stakeholder groups, organizations, and other stakeholders. Finally, the SSAC Review will…