The Atlantic, Feb 24, 2011 (Paul Vixie is quoted in this article) When the entire country of Egypt was forced offline by its government last month, it served as a global wake-up call that the Internet is a more fragile medium than we imagine it to be. What happened in Egypt was particularly striking, but other, subtler tests of the Internet's resilience abound. Read the entire article
Reprinted from CircleID -- COICA (Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act) is a legislative bill introduced in the United States Senate during 2010 that has been the topic of considerable debate. After my name was mentioned during some testimony before a Senate committee last year I dug into the details and I am alarmed.
Redwood City, California – 9 February 2011. Today Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) and Men & Mice announced a joint training program to offer and develop courses on Internet protocols at the cutting edge of Internet operations technology. Individually both firms provide highly rated training for core Internet technologies such as DNS, DHCP, IPv6 and more. By combining their course offerings, locations, and teaching staff, the companies will each expand their curricula and their geographic reach.
February 4th, 2011 The Daily.com by Trevor Butterworth Imagine knowing that the U.S. was filled with a network of sleeper cells--and I mean really knowing and not merely hypothesizing. Read the entire articleabout the Conficker Working Groupof which ISC is a member.
Redwood City, CA – February 4, 2011 – ISC salutes new era of IPv6 in growth of the Internet
Today’s announcement by IANA and the NRO regarding the exhaustion of the IPv4 address pool at the IANA central repository is a landmark event in the history of the Internet. It highlights the importance to the Industry of using the IPv6 protocol in addition to the current IPv4 to ensure continued growth and development.
La seguridad del sistema de nombres de dominios (DNS, en sus siglas en inglés) está en las manos de João Damas. Y en las de 13 personas más. Son los encargados de mantener protegida la libreta de direcciones de Internet. Siete están en la costa este y siete, en la costa oeste de Estados Unidos.