IETF 107 Highlights

From 21-27 March, about 700 people from around the world joined the first-ever all-virtual IETF meeting in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Read about highlights from the meeting.

Upcoming events

  • IETF 108 Madrid

    IETF 108 Madrid

    IETF 108 starts Saturday 25 July and runs through Friday afternoon, 31 July.

  • IETF 109 Bangkok

    IETF 109 Bangkok

    IETF 109 starts Saturday 14 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 20 November.

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What's new?

  • Update on IETF 108 Planning

    IETF 108 is scheduled to be held 25-31 July 2020 in Madrid, Spain. However, based on current conditions in Spain and around the world, we are actively planning for a virtual version of the IETF 108 meeting.

    6 Apr 2020
  • IETF 107 Highlights

    Last week the IETF held its first-ever all-virtual meeting in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

    3 Apr 2020
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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

    Adaptive DNS Discovery

    Sending DNS messages over encrypted transports, as defined in DNS over TLS (DoT) [RFC 7858] and DNS over HTTPS (DoH) [RFC 8484], provides benefits to the security and privacy of DNS data. Clients, ...

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