Resource Library

Everyone should have access to an open and trusted Internet.
Read our reports, papers, and other documents for insight and vision on how we can get there.

Action Plan 2022

Our roadmap for tackling the threats and challenges for today’s Internet as we look to grow and strengthen it for future generations.

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Impact Report 2021

As the world is shifting, we need the Internet more than ever. Learn what the Internet Society is doing to help ensure no one is left behind.

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Internet Impact Briefs

Shorter reports that analyze how different policies or new technologies may affect what the Internet needs to exist and thrive.

Global Internet Report (GIR)

From trust to consolidation, access to sustainability, a deep look at the forces shaping our digital future.

Policy Briefs

Our perspective on critical Internet issues, including community networks, encryption, open Internet standards, Internet Exchange Points, and more.

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Unleashing the Potential of the Internet for ASEAN Economies – Executive Summary
Internet penetration across ASEAN countries however, currently varies from as much as 73% of the population in Singapore to little more than 1% in Myanmar. The consequences of this digital ...
Collaborative Security: An approach to tackling Internet Security issues
NOTE: - A set of PowerPoint slides explaining Collaborative Security is available for use in presentations.
People are what ultimately hold the Internet together. The Internet’s development has been based ...
Internet Governance Survey 2015
Since the very first Internet governance discussions over a decade ago, the Internet Society (ISOC) has been fully engaged in the Internet governance debate. The global Internet community will continue ...
Unleashing the Potential of the Internet for ASEAN Economies
As the ASEAN Economic Community goes into effect this year, this report compares data on Internet connectivity, infrastructure and investment across 10 ASEAN economies and proposes broad and specific measures ...
Permissionless Innovation, Cornerstone of a Successful Internet
In March 2015, former Internet Society Board of Trustee and 2014 Internet Hall of Fame Inductee Prof. dr. Erik Huizer wrote an essay at the request of a Dutch think ...
IPV6 Matrix
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IPv6 For Network Operators Book (ISOC Argentina Chapter)
IPv6 for network operatorsThe ISOC Argentina Chapter recently published a new book in Spanish focused on IPv6 for network operators. You can download the book for free in PDF form here: IPv6 para ...
Internet Society Submission to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Protection and Promotion of the Right to Freedom of Expression and Opinion Regarding the Use of Encryption and Anonymity in Digital Communications
DATE: 10 FEBRUARY 2015 The Internet Society welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the report that will be prepared by the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of the ...
Best Practices: Security & Privacy for Enterprises

OTA recommends that all organizations implement the following best practices:

Attacks against user credentials, including brute force, sniffing, host-based access and theft of password databases, remain very strong attack vectors ...

Promoting Local Content Hosting to Develop the Internet Ecosystem

In many developing countries and emerging regions the vast majority of content accessed by local users is hosted overseas. This content must traverse international links that are often expensive and ...

Barefoot & Connected: Socio-behavioural impact of wireless broadband & digital intervention in a village campus
The Wireless for Communities (W4C) programme has connected rural and remote locations in as many as 38 districts across 18 states of India — and the numbers are growing. One of these ...

Organization Reports

On annual basis, we publish annual reports (an Action Plan and Impact Report), as well as financial reports, annual financial statements, and Form 990s.