Of Birds and RATS

Two Birds of a Feather sessions have been approved for the next IETF meeting, one of which focuses on Remote ATtestation ProcedureS (RATS)..

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    IETF 103 Bangkok

    IETF 103 starts Saturday 3 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 9 November.

    Bangkok, Thailand
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  • IPv6 is an Internet Standard

    RFC8200 (STD86) was published in 2017, elevating the IPv6 protocol to Internet Standard. This had been the long-awaited end result of the decades-long experience of deploying and collecting feedback about the previous version of the IPv6 protocol specification (RFC2460) published in 1998.

    17 Oct 2018
  • Of Birds and RATS

    Two Birds of a Feather sessions were approved for the IETF 103 meeting, one of which focuses on Remote ATtestation ProcedureS (RATS).

    3 Oct 2018
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Understanding the Internet Engineering Task Force

  • Working Groups
  • Request for Comments (RFCs)

Working groups

Working Groups are the primary mechanism for development of IETF specifications and guidelines. Working Groups are typically created to address a specific problem or to produce one or more specific deliverables (a guideline, standards specification, etc.).

Request for Comments (RFCs)

The IETF publishes RFCs authored by network operators, engineers and computer scientists to document methods, behaviors, research, or innovations applicable to the Internet.

  • Featured Working Group

    Transport Layer Security

    The TLS (Transport Layer Security) working group was established in 1996 to standardize a 'transport layer' security protocol. The basis for the work was SSL (Secure Socket Layer) v3.0 [RFC6101]. ...

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