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  • Busy Week for MANRS, Routing Security, and More at APRICOT 2018
    by Aftab Siddiqui on 20 February, 2018 at 2:00 am

    APRICOT 2018 is underway in in Kathmandu, Nepal, and as usual the Internet Society is an active participant in many areas of Asia Pacific’s largest international Internet conference. The workshops are taking place this week, with the conference happening next week. Here are some of the conference activities where we’ll be. Routing Security BoF On […] The post Busy Week for MANRS, Routing Security, and More at APRICOT 2018 appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Starting Today: NDSS Highlights the Best in Internet Security Research
    by Olaf Kolkman on 18 February, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    You’ve undoubtedly heard about all sorts of Internet security vulnerabilities and incidents causing harm around the world, but the flip side of all that doom and gloom is all the promising efforts underway to create a more secure, private, and trusted Internet. Starting today and going through Wednesday (18-21 February), the Network and Distributed Systems […] The post Starting Today: NDSS Highlights the Best in Internet Security Research appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of NDSS
    by Karen O'Donoghue on 16 February, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS). NDSS is a premier academic research conference addressing a wide range of topics associated with improving trust in the Internet and its connected devices. A key focus of the Internet Society has long been improving trust in the […] The post Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of NDSS appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Workshop on Binary Analysis Research (BAR) 2018 at NDSS on 18 February
    by Fish Wang on 14 February, 2018 at 8:02 pm

    Binary analysis refers to the process where human analysts and/or automated systems scrutinize the underlying code in software to discover, exploit, and defend against malice and vulnerabilities, oftentimes without access to source code. Through protecting legacy software deployed in all types of devices and platforms in the modern world, binary analysis techniques are becoming more […] The post Workshop on Binary Analysis Research (BAR) 2018 at NDSS on 18 February appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Indigenous Connectivity Summit Participants Share Their Stories
    by April Froncek on 13 February, 2018 at 7:47 pm

    Madeleine Redfern, the mayor of Iqaluit – the largest and only city in Nunavut, Canada – has a colorful way of describing how sparsely populated the territory is. “The seals outnumber the people.” With a population of just over 35,000 people spread out over an arctic 1,750,000 square kilometers, Internet access is a challenge. In […] The post Indigenous Connectivity Summit Participants Share Their Stories appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Building a Sustainable Community Network in Sarantaporo Greece
    by Vassilis Chryssos on 10 February, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    For over a year now we in the Sarantaporo.gr Non Profit Organization have been in contact with Internet Society in meetings, over online interactions, and through in-person collaboration with people of the organization who visited our village last summer. The post Building a Sustainable Community Network in Sarantaporo Greece appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • The global Internet requires a global, collaborative approach to Internet Governance
    by Sally Shipman Wentworth on 8 February, 2018 at 2:04 pm

    Today we are pleased to announce the launch of our Collaborative Governance Project. This brand new initiative aims to help stakeholders of all communities to understand the ways in which they can turn collaborative thinking into tangible and implementable policies and practices. The post The global Internet requires a global, collaborative approach to Internet Governance appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Help Five Projects Connect the World
    by Ilda Simao on 7 February, 2018 at 3:11 pm

    The Internet is for everybody, but we must think differently if we are going to connect the next billion. Today it’s helping girls to complete a coding course. Tomorrow those girls could bring digital innovation to their own communities. The post Help Five Projects Connect the World appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Let’s Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone
    by April Froncek on 6 February, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    Ash Ball, a young person in Australia, is working to end cyberbullying as part of the Project Rockit team. Ball, one of the Internet Society’s  25 Under 25 awardees, says he believes that it’s important to empower the younger generation to step in when they see someone being harassed online. That message is especially important […] The post Let’s Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Slates of candidates announced for 2018 Internet Society Board of Trustees elections
    by Kevin Craemer on 2 February, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    The Internet Society Nominations Committee has announced the candidate slates for Chapter and Organization Member elections for the Board of Trustees. Find out who the candidates are.   The post Slates of candidates announced for 2018 Internet Society Board of Trustees elections appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • 5 Months After the Hurricanes, the World Must Do More to Reconnect the Caribbean
    by Shernon Osepa on 2 February, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    2017 was one of the most active hurricane seasons in the Caribbean on record. Five months after the major storms Irma and Marie devastated parts of the Caribbean, there are still far too many people without access to the Internet and everything it offers. In our view, this is unacceptable. Today we published a snapshot […] The post 5 Months After the Hurricanes, the World Must Do More to Reconnect the Caribbean appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • It’s Time for a Collaborative G20 Digital Agenda
    by April Froncek on 2 February, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    The G20 member states account for 85 percent of the global economy and are home to half of the world’s Internet users. From artificial intelligence to personal data protections, our physical world is being shaped by our digital world. As current president of the G20, Argentina has put a range of digital challenges on the table. […] The post It’s Time for a Collaborative G20 Digital Agenda appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • 2018: Time To Listen To The Voices of Women
    by Lia Kiessling on 30 January, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    2017 was a year when the voice of women resonated around the world. Global women’s marches, hashtags such as #MeToo and #TimesUp, record numbers of women entering politics – all together a global call for action that signaled women were tired of not being heard. It’s been a year that’s left many in the western […] The post 2018: Time To Listen To The Voices of Women appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • The State of the Net Today – Why we must Act now for its Future
    by Sally Shipman Wentworth on 29 January, 2018 at 7:09 pm

    At the Internet Society, we are worried about the state of the Internet today. This global “network of networks” is now a critical part of our daily lives. We use it to communicate and connect with our families, friends, co-workers and customers. It is the engine that powers the global economy. It is our source […] The post The State of the Net Today – Why we must Act now for its Future appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • The Lazy Person’s Guide to Better Online Privacy
    by Ryan Polk on 28 January, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    I consider myself a high-functioning lazy person. I do my laundry regularly, but leave clean clothes in a pile on the floor. I make it to work on time, but have to set my alarm for an hour earlier than I’d like because I hit the snooze button so many times. I will wear a blazer to my […] The post The Lazy Person’s Guide to Better Online Privacy appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Watch the “State of the Net 2018” Live on Monday, January 29
    by Dan York on 26 January, 2018 at 8:56 pm

    On Monday, January 29, 2018, the State of the Net 2018 conference will be streaming live out of the Newseum in Washington DC. You can watch starting at 9:00am US EST (UTC-5) Monday morning at: http://www.stateofthenet.org/live/ The post Watch the “State of the Net 2018” Live on Monday, January 29 appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Limited Time Only: Read our Springer/Nature Paper on Healthcare, Security, and Privacy
    by Robin Wilton on 25 January, 2018 at 7:54 pm

    Last year, I was invited to contribute a paper to a special edition of the Health and Technology Journal published by Springer/Nature. The special issue addressed privacy and security, with a particular focus on healthcare and medical data. I’m happy to announce that now, for four weeks only, the publishers have made the whole issue […] The post Limited Time Only: Read our Springer/Nature Paper on Healthcare, Security, and Privacy appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • The Cyber Incident Tsunami – Time to Get Ready
    by Jeff Wilbur on 25 January, 2018 at 3:13 pm

    In advance of Data Privacy & Protection Day, the Online Trust Alliance, an Internet Society initiative, just released the Cyber Incident & Breach Trends Report (press release here), a look back at the cyber incident trends in 2017 and what can be done to address them. This report marks the tenth year OTA has provided […] The post The Cyber Incident Tsunami – Time to Get Ready appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Call for Nominations now open for Rob Blokzijl Award
    by Olaf Kolkman on 24 January, 2018 at 4:50 pm

    In remembrance of Internet Pioneer, founder and Chair of RIPE for 25 years, Postel Award recipient, and friend, Rob Blokzijl the RIPE NCC set up the “Rob Blokzijl Foundation”. The foundation recognises those who made substantial and sustained technical and operational contributions to the development of the Internet in the RIPE NCC service region, or […] The post Call for Nominations now open for Rob Blokzijl Award appeared first on Internet Society. […]

  • Building Our New Website: Improved search, speed, and an open issue tracker
    by Dan York on 22 January, 2018 at 7:43 pm

    The new Internet Society website now has improved search capabilities, should load faster, and has an open issue tracker on Github. Read the post for more details... The post Building Our New Website: Improved search, speed, and an open issue tracker appeared first on Internet Society. […]