The Network Forensics problem of IPv4

Although not directly on the subject IPv6, we absolutely need to draw your attention to a great presentation from Geoff Huston (APNIC) on Forensic Tracing in the Internet during APRICOT 2017. This relates to the pervasive use of Carrier Grade NATs as a means of extending the useable life of IPv4 on the Internet, and the implications for Read more…


The Case for DNSSEC, DANE & Root Key Rollover @ APRICOT 2017

Our colleague Jan Žorž from the Deploy360 team was asked to present during the DNS/DNSSEC sessions during APRICOT 2017 last week, and this provides us with the opportunity to highlight a few of the other presentations there. If you need to make the technical and/or business case for deploying DNSSEC, then you can do worse than check out the excellent Read more…


NAT64check & More IPv6 @ APRICOT 2017

Some of the Deploy360 team were presenting at APRICOT 2017 last week, and there were other interesting presentations that are worth highlighting. Whilst we’ll cover the dedicated session on IPv6 deployment in this post, we’ll also do a round-up of some of the other IPv6-relevant presentations and tutorials in subsequent posts. Our colleague Jan Žorž had been asked Read more…


DNSSEC and DANE Activities at ICANN 58 in Copenhagen, March 12-15, 2017

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Next week in Copenhagen, Denmark, ICANN 58 will include some great technical info about DNSSEC and DANE happening in several sessions. Here is the plan… All times below are Central European Time (CET), which is UTC+1. DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide – Sunday, 12 March On Sunday, March 12, 2017, we’ll have the “DNSSEC For Everybody: A Beginner’s Guide” session that Read more…


March 6th, 2017 by | Posted in DANE, DNSSEC, Events | Tags: , , , | No Comments

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

Watch Live Today! DNS Privacy Workshop Streaming from NDSS 2017

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Want to learn the latest about DNS privacy? About the latest research and techniques to protect the confidentiality of your DNS info and queries? Starting at 8:55 am PST (UTC-8) today, there will be what looks to be an outstanding workshop on DNS Privacy streaming live out of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) in Read more…


February 26th, 2017 by | Posted in Events, TLS for Applications | Tags: , , , | No Comments

Deploy360 @ APRICOT 2017

The Deploy360 team will be busy next week at the APRICOT 2017 Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Aftab Siddiqui and Jan Žorž will be co-chairing the Asia-Pacific BCOP BoF, Jan will be giving two presentations on DNSSEC/DANE and IPv6, whilst Aftab will moderate a panel about the APNIC transfer market. Our colleague Andrei Robachevsky will also be talking Read more…


The Business Case for IPv6 in Pakistan

We had a very successful ION conference in Islamabad on 25 January 2017, and amongst the interesting topics presented at the conference, it’s worth highlighting the statistics on IPv4 and IPv6 allocation in Pakistan. Let me share those in detail here. As per the APNIC resource delegation data (as of 1 January 2017). There are 5,314,816 IPv4 address Read more…


February 21st, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, Case Studies, IPv6 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

ICANN to host DNS Symposium

ICANN will be hosting its first DNS Symposium on Saturday, 13 May 2017 at the NH Collection Eurobuilding in Madrid, Spain. This is being held in conjunction with DNS-OARC’s 26th Workshop, the 6th Registry Operations Workshop (ROW), and the ICANN GDD Industry Summit, so there should be plenty to interest those involved in the DNS Read more…


February 21st, 2017 by | Posted in About Deploy360, DNSSEC | Tags: , , | No Comments

RIPE DNS Measurements Hackathon 2017

The RIPE NCC will be holding its fifth Hackathon event on 20 and 21 April 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is an opportunity for operators, researchers and developers to help produce new tools to measure and visualise DNS data. The RIPE NCC operates a number of DNS related services, including the K-root server, and Read more…