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QUIC working group looks to bring more security to Internet traffic
Read about how the newly-published protocol improves Internet performance, security & privacy; how widely it's being used already; and a look ahead to what's next.
IETF 111 starts Monday, 26 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 30 July. Sessions will run from 12:00-18:00 PDT (19:00-01:00 UTC) each day.Online
IETF 112 starts Saturday 06 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 12 November.Madrid
The feedback provided in post-meeting surveys frequently references the public side meetings that are held during or alongside IETF meetings. Some feedback is about how those meetings are run, while other feedback is about the level of IETF support for side meetings.21 Jun 2021
Lucas Pardue serves as co-chair of the IETF QUIC Working Group, which focuses on a standards-track specification for a UDP-based, stream-multiplexing, encrypted transport protocol. The IETF blog recently asked Pardue about the QUIC standards project.14 Jun 2021
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This document defines the core of the QUIC transport protocol. QUIC provides applications with flow-controlled streams for structured communication, low-latency connection establishment, and network…
Topics of interest
The IETF is working on standards for automated network management which, as the name implies, aims to improve and make more efficient management of networks as they continue to increase in size and complexity.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity to enable objects to exchange data with the manufacturer, operator, and/or other connected devices.
The development of new transport technologies in the IETF provides capabilities that improve the ability of Internet applications to send data over the Internet.
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