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The open and global nature of the Internet, built on fundamental principles of open standards, voluntary collaboration, reusable building blocks, integrity, permission-free innovation and global reach, has enabled remarkable social and economic innovation in ways that we could never have imagined. At the same time, using the Internet is not without risk. Malicious actors also see opportunities to gain benefit through fraud, thwart the activities of others or cause other damage. Closing the Internet is not the solution.

Instead, we need to focus on ensuring the Internet is stable, secure, and resilient. To do so, it is important that these issues be addressed by all stakeholders in a spirit of collaboration and shared responsibility. It is also important that these issues be addressed in ways that do not undermine the global architecture of the Internet or curtail internationally recognized human rights.

The Internet Society is working closely with the OECD, APEC, ENISA, WEF and other organizations to develop policy solutions that further this goal.

In the technology space, our focus is on resiliency and security of two main pillars of the Internet – its naming and routing systems.

Security News

TLS 1.3 – Internet Security Gets a Boost
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Security 10 August 2018

TLS 1.3 – Internet Security Gets a Boost

Today marks the formal publication of an overhaul of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. TLS is an Internet...

Q&A: Jeff Wilbur of the Online Trust Alliance on why enterprise IoT security is a lot like BYOD
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In the News 26 July 2018

Q&A: Jeff Wilbur of the Online Trust Alliance on why enterprise IoT security is a lot like BYOD

Network World
Chrome’s HTTP warning seeks to cut web surveillance, tampering
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In the News 24 July 2018

Chrome’s HTTP warning seeks to cut web surveillance, tampering

CNET
My baby monitor started a cyberattack? IoT industry suffering from security growth pains
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In the News 23 July 2018

My baby monitor started a cyberattack? IoT industry suffering from security growth pains

Channel News Asia
Smart Shopping Starts Today!
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Security 17 July 2018

Smart Shopping Starts Today!

Let’s face it – things are different now than when we were kids. I grew up with technology. My...

IETF 102, Day 1: IETF arrive à Montréal
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Security 16 July 2018

IETF 102, Day 1: IETF arrive à Montréal

Tomorrow sees kickoff of the Working Groups sessions at IETF 102 in Montreal, Canada, we’re bringing you daily blog posts...

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