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The IETF Needs Your Participation in IPv6 Standards

Last week, The Register ran an article about the lack of participation from smaller ISPs in IETF IPv6 activities. With IETF 99 in Prague coming up in just under a month, we thought now would be a good time to remind you of all the IPv6 work happening at the IETF and how you can Read more…


June 21st, 2017 by | Posted in IETF, Information, IPv6, News | Tags: , | No Comments

RFC 8140 – A Masterpiece of 2017

The IETF’s (Internet Engineering Task Force) official products are documents, published free of charge as RFCs. “RFC” stands for Request for Comments, and this name (used since 1969, before the IETF existed) expresses something important: the Internet is a constantly changing technical system, and any document that we write today may need to be updated Read more…


May 26th, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, IETF | Tags: , , , | No Comments

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…


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…


Deploy360@IETF98, Day 2: IoT, IPv6, TLS & SIDR

Tuesday is another busy day at IETF 98 in Chicago with sessions related to pretty much the whole Deploy360 portfolio. Each day we’re bringing you blog posts pointing out what Deploy360 will be focusing on. The morning session sees TLS busy with a significant update to the TLS protocol which is now in Last Call. There’s a companion update to DTLS, and also Read more…


Deploy360@IETF98, Day 1: IoT, IPv6, DNSSEC & TLS

It’s a busy week IETF 98 in Chicago, and we’ll be bringing you daily blog posts that highlight what Deploy360 will be focused on during that day. And Monday is the busiest day, with a couple of working groups on the Internet-of-Things, along with sessions relevant to IPv6, DNSSEC and TLS. The day kicks off at 09.00 CDT/UTC-6 with Homenet which is developing protocols Read more…


Our Hot Topics @ IETF 98

Next week is IETF 98 in Chicago which is the third time the IETF has been held in the Windy City. The Deploy360 team will be represented by Megan Kruse and Dan York this time, along with ISOC’s Chief Internet Technology Officer Olaf Kolkman. We’ll again be highlighting the latest IPv6, DNSSEC, Securing BGP and TLS related developments. Our colleagues are planning to cover the following sessions, Read more…


Comments? Internet Draft on DNSSEC Crypto Algorithm Agility

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What are the challenges in deploying new cryptographic algorithms for DNSSEC? As we look to move to using new crypto algorithms such as ECDSA, what are the barriers to getting those new algorithms rolled out? And how can we overcome those barriers? A few of us wrote an Internet Draft on this topic: draft-york-dnsop-deploying-dnssec-crypto-algs and Read more…


March 3rd, 2017 by | Posted in DNSSEC, IETF | No Comments