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Applied Networking Research Prize presentations during IETF 115 London
Three award winners will present on research into domain hijacking, the IETF's organizational culture, and DDoS attack detection and mitigation.
IETF 115 starts Saturday 5 November and runs through Friday afternoon, 11 November.London, UK
IETF 116 starts Saturday 25 March and runs through Friday afternoon, 31 March.Yokohama, Japan
The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) has published the official report from the workshop on Analyzing IETF Data (AID) 2021.28 Sep 2022
The Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) open session at the IETF 115 meeting will feature presentations on research into domain hijacking, the IETF's organizational culture, and DDoS attack detection and mitigation.27 Sep 2022
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This document describes Automatic Multicast Tunneling (AMT), a protocol for delivering multicast traffic from sources in a multicast-enabled network to receivers that lack multicast connectivity to t…
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.
Next IETF meeting
Stay tuned for the latest information on the next IETF meeting scheduled for 7-11 November 2022Visit the IETF 115 meeting webpage