Internet Society Rough Guide to IETF 90’s Hot Topics
Read a full preview by Interrnet Society Acting CITO Phil Roberts. Please see the “Related Links” in the right sidebar to read more details around specific topics.
IETF Journal v10.1
For a quick overview of what happened at IETF 89 in London, check out the latest edition of the IETF Journal, and subscribe here to receive future issues. We’re always interested in articles for upcoming issues, so if you’re following work at the London meeting and would be willing to provide an update, drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some highlights of IETF 90 include:
ISOC@IETF Briefing Panel: “Internet Security and Privacy: Ten Years Later”
As already noted, we will hold our traditional ISOC@IETF briefing panel during lunch on Tuesday, 22 July. This time we will discuss “Internet Security and Privacy: Ten Years Later.” Article. If you can’t be there in person, the panel will be live streamed also, so please plan to watch the Internet Technology Matters blog for more information.
IRTF Open Meeting & ANRP Award Winners
At the IRTF Open Meeting on Tuesday, 22 July, from 1420-1620, ANRP prizewinner Robert Lychev will present his work on the security benefits provided by partially-deployed S*BGP. Robert’s work is described in more detail at report.
We are a proud supporter of the Cryptech initiative, which aims to develop “an open hardware cryptographic engine that meets the needs of high assurance Internet infrastructure systems that rely on cryptography. The open hardware cryptographic engine will be of general use to the wider Internet community, covering needs such as secure email, web, DNS, PKIs, etc.” During the lunch hour on Wednesday, 23 July, the Cryptech team will be on hand for a project update in the Quebec room of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
The Technical Plenary is from 1710-1910 on Monday, 21 July. Our own Jane Coffin will participate in a technical discussion on the relationship between geography and networking, in particular discussing the Internet Society’s efforts to increase capacity in underserved regions through the development of local exchanges.
Jonathan B. Postel Service Award
The Postel Service Award was established by the Internet Society to honor individuals or organizations that, like Jon Postel, have made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community. During the IETF Operations and Administration Plenary from 1710-1940 on Wednesday, 23 July, the Internet Society’s President and CEO, Kathy Brown, will present the Jon Postel award to this year’s recipient.