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Deploy360 @ MENOG17

The Deploy360 team will be busy this week at the MENOG 17 (Middle East Network Operators Group) in Muscat, Oman on 19th and 20th April 2017. The agenda of the event has been announced and the program is packed with great presentations/talks relevant to the network operator’s community. MENOG PC has done a remarkable job once again. Read more…


Postfix 3.2 released

Postfix version 3.2 was released on 28 February 2017 and implements several changes to its DANE functionality in order to conform with RFCs 7671 and 7672, as well as operational practices Postfix is a free and open-source mail transfer agent that includes support for the DANE protocol. DANE can address the issue of third-party trust Read more…


RFC 8094: DNS over DTLS published

RFC 8094 – DNS over Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) – was recently published as an experimental specification. This was the result of the ongoing activity of the DNS PRIVate Exchange (dprive) Working Group at the IETF to develop mechanisms to provide confidentiality to DNS transactions and to address concerns surrounding pervasive monitoring. DNS queries and responses are normally exchanged unencrypted on the Read more…


Introduction to PKIs & CAs paper

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If you’re looking for background information on how Public Key Infrastructures (PKIs) and Certificate Authorities (CA) support secure and private communication on the Internet, then Deploy360 has just published an overview of how these mechanisms work and how they are deployed. There are several commonly used mechanisms for supporting secure and private communication, transaction protection and Read more…


MANRS BCOP published

The Internet Society’s Mutually Assured Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative recently published a Best Current Operational Practices (BCOP) document to provide guidance to network operators in facilitating the MANRS actions. The MANRS initiative has been running since 6 November 2014 and aims to help network operators around the world to work together to improve the security and resilience Read more…


SixXS to close down

It was recently announced by the founders of SixXS that the service will be closed on 6 June 2017. SixXS is a IPv6 Deployment and Tunnel Broker service that started back in 1999 with a view to providing a way for network operators and users to gain experience of IPv6, and to encourage deployment of IPv6 Read more…


April 3rd, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, IPv6 | Tags: , , | No Comments

Deploy360@IETF98, Day 5: The Big Goodbye

There’s a couple of sessions of interest on the last day of IETF 98 before we say goodbye to the Windy City. Both are running in parallel on the Friday morning starting at 09.00 CDT/UTC-6, but perhaps of most interest to us is IPWAVE. This is working to develop a mechanism for transmitting IPv6 datagrams over Read more…


Deploy360@IETF98, Day 4: IPv6, IoT & ACME

Thursday at week IETF 98 in Chicago is another mix of IPv6, the Internet-of-Things and TLS-related working groups. Each day we’re bringing you blog posts pointing out what Deploy360 will be focusing on. The first session of the day is 6MAN which has a last call on updates to the IPv6 specification as currently defined in RFC 2460, RFC 4291, Read more…


Deploy360@IETF98, Day 3: IPv6, IoT & DTLS

Wednesday at IETF 98 in Chicago features a mix of IPv6, the Internet-of-Things and TLS-related working groups. Each day we’re bringing you blog posts pointing out what Deploy360 will be focusing on. The morning session offers a choice between the 6LO and PERC Working Groups. 6LO focuses on facilitating IPv6 connectivity over node networks with limited power, memory and processing resources, and Read more…


IPv6 prefix assignment BCOP available for review

A new Best Current Operational Practice (BCOP) document on IPv6 prefix assignment for end-users has just been published for review. This aims to provide guidance to ISPs as to what size IPv6 prefixes should be assigned to customers, and when to choose static or dynamic assignment. In particular, there’s often confusion as to whether a /48 or /56 Read more…


March 28th, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, BCOP, IPv6 | No Comments