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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.

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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6Deploy Series of IPv6 Tutorials
The 6Deploy Project has made a great range of PDF tutorials available on their website at:
The comprehensive list of topics covered include:
  • IPv6 Introduction
  • IPv6 Protocol
  • IPv6 Addressing ...
  • Training: Hurricane Electric Free IPv6 Certification
    IPv6 Badge Hurricane Electric offers a series of free IPv6 "certification exams" aimed at helping you demonstrate your familiarity with IPv6 concepts and your ability to correctly configure IPv6 systems. In ...
    Best Practices: Data & Information Security

    This paper is intended for all business segments including members of the interactive messaging ecosystem most recently victimized by breaches and data loss incidents. OTA suggests organizations create a cross-functional ...

    Understanding Your Online Identity: Learning to Protect your Identity
    Identity theft, which results in a loss of control over one or more of your partial identities, is a natural concern; as the value of your partial identities grows, the ...
    Understanding your Online Identity: An Overview of Identity
    This paper is intended to help explain the various different identities and profiles that represent you online ...
    The Future of Privacy IGF workshop report
    A report from a workshop co-organised by the Internet Society (ISOC) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) at the 2010 Internet Governance Forum (IGF). As countries around the world are ...
    Privacy: An Internet Society Membership Survey
    Privacy and data protection issues have increasingly gained prominence in Internet governance discussions. Indeed, one of the five themes of the Internet Governance Forum 2010 is “Openness, Security and Privacy”, ...
    Open Inter-networking
    The modern Internet features increasing complexity of uses and demand for bandwidth. The Internet Society believes that an Internet access environment characterized by choice and transparency, ...
    NGN and the Internet
    The phrase “Next Generation Network” (NGN) has both a generic and specific meaning. Generically, it is used to refer to “some ...
    The Internet and Standards
    The Internet is built on technical standards, which allow devices, services, and applications to be interoperable across a wide and disperse network of networks. The Internet Society is the organisational ...
    Comments to the Secretary General’s Report April 2009
    Following the last meeting of the World Telecommunication Policy Forum (WTPF) Informal Expert Group held on the 24th of June, we have prepared additional comments on the Secretary General’s Report, ...
    Preserving the User Centric Internet
    This paper, Preserving the User Centric Internet, was developed by the Internet Society in 2007. It is intended to clarify for ...

    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.