ripe-554 authors hold reunion at RIPE 74

The RIPE 74 meeting that’s being held this week in Budapest, Hungary provided the opportunity for the three authors of the ripe-554 document “Requirements for IPv6 in ICT Equipment” to get together again to discuss an update. ripe-554 was originally published in June 2012 and aims to provide guidance to governments and enterprises on their requirements Read more…


RIPE 74 starts in Budapest next week

The RIPE 74 meeting is happening next week in Budapest, Hungary. Proceedings commence bright and early with two tutorials on peering and network automation, before the opening plenary starts at 14.00 CEST/UTC+2. Both Jan Žorž and Kevin Meynell from Deploy360 will both be attending, and will be reporting on relevant developments as always. In the opening plenary, there will be Read more…


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…


MENOG Celebrating 10 Years

The Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) held its first meeting from 3-5 April 2007, at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel in Bahrain. It was the inaugural meeting for a very enthusiastic community of the middle east region. MENOG 1 was modeled on the basis of NANOG (North American Network Operators Group) in North America, and SANOG Read more…


IPv6 and DNSSEC Videos from ION Islamabad Now Online

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In January, we hosted ION Islamabad alongside the South Asia Network Operators Group (SANOG) conference, SANOG 29. Our half-day program covered topics including IPv6, DNSSEC, Securing BGP, and TLS for Applications. Now, all the presentations and video archives are available online. Kevin Meynell did a great job recapping the ION in his blog post, “ION Read more…


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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…


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