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Deploy360 13 August 2015

Under a Month Until IPv6, DNSSEC, & Security Info at ION Cape Town

Megan Kruse
By Megan KruseDirector, Partner Engagement and Communications

ion-capetown-ai-pngLess than one month until we get to ION Cape Town to talk about IPv6, DNSSEC, DANE, MANRS and Routing Security, the IETF, and more! We’re co-locating this ION with South Africa iWeek 2015; iWeek runs from 7-11 September, with the ION happening all day on Tuesday, 8 September.

Here’s an overview of the agenda and confirmed speakers:

  • Welcome from the Internet Society South Africa Chapter
    Alan Levin
  • Welcome from the Internet Society South Africa-Gauteng Chapter
    Gabriel Ramokotjo
  • Collaborative Security: Routing Resilience Manifesto and MANRS
    Andrei Robachevsky, Internet Society
  • Why Implement DNSSEC?
    Simon Balthazar, TZNIC
  • Deploying DNSSEC: A Case Study
    Mark Elkins, Posix Systems – (South) Africa
  • DANE: The Future of Transport Layer Security (TLS)
    Michuki Mwangi, Internet Society
  • DANE/DNSSEC/TLS Testing in the Go6lab
    Jan Žorž, Internet Society
  • What’s Happening at the IETF? Internet Standards and How to Get Involved
    Andrei Robachevsky, Internet Society
  • IETF, Operational Experience, and Africa
    Michuki Mwangi, Internet Society
  • Best Current Operational Practices – An Update
    Jan Žorž, Internet Society
  • Three Years After World IPv6 Launch: Are We There Yet?
    Mukom Akong Tamon, AfriNIC
  • IPv6 Success Stories– Network Operators Tell All!
    Moderator: Nishal Gorbudhan, Packet Clearing House.
    Andrew Alston, Liquid Telecom; Graham Beneke; Ben Maddison, Workonline Communications (Pty) Ltd.; Mark Tinka, SeaCom

Best of all, ION Cape Town is FREE to attend! Pre-register at today for the ION Conference and all the other great events happening that week. (You can check out the full programme at

Afilias logoWe remain excited to have Afilias as our ION Conference Series Sponsor. Afilias has proven to be a great partner for the past several IONs and we’re proud to have them on board.


If you can’t be there in person, we’re planning to webcast the event so check these pages for more information as we work out the details. After the event, check the ION Cape Town page to find presentations, video archives, and highlights.

Social Media

If you’ll be there, please let us know by joining the Facebook event or Google+ event, talking to us on FacebookTwitter, or Google+ (using the hashtag #IONConf), or emailing us.

We hope to see you there or online during ION Cape Town!

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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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