IETF 106 Highlights

Progress on existing work and constructive discussions of new work proposals took place across all six of the IETF’s technical areas during the meeting in November.

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  • IETF 106 Highlights

    At the end of November the IETF community gathered in Singapore for its 106th meeting. Across all six of the IETF’s technical areas, we saw constructive discussions of new work proposals, existing working groups progressing towards major milestones, and mature working groups wrapping up their final work items before closing. Here is a taste of what happened in each area.

    5 Dec 2019
  • Monitoring the IETF meeting network

    The IETF Network Operations Center (NOC) team takes on the large task to build each meetings network. Monitoring the network once it is built is important. The NOC uses a number of tools and one of those tools are a number of Raspberry Pis.

    27 Nov 2019
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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.

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    Secure Telephone Identity Revisited

    The STIR working group will specify Internet-based mechanisms that allow verification of the calling party's authorization to use a particular telephone number for an incoming call. Since it has...

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