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  • Encrypting zone transfers closes one more leak left open by old DNS technology

    2020-08-07 Blog

    By Monika Ermert, eLance Journalist - Making the DNS more privacy friendly is the declared goal of the IETF DPRIVE Working Group (WG). As they gathered virtually for IETF108, the WG took a sharp look at the proposal to extend privacy to the technical operation of zone transfers.

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  • 2020 so far: a General Manager’s perspective

    2020-07-15 Blog

    Blogpost by Peter Van Roste, General Manager of CENTR - When we were drafting plans for 2020, nothing could have prepared us for the extraordinary times we have witnessed in the last six months.

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  • Successful European Engagement in the IETF: A French early bird (or early fox) in IoT

    2020-07-14 Blog

    Interview with Juan Carlos Zuniga, Sigfox - Sigfox was an early bird in IoT, offering sensor networking for agriculture or logistic methods, luring customers with a full-service package – from the sensors to the network. The French company embraced standardisation for data formats early on and found a place in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). Sigfox helped establish the Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) working group (WG), which is now a very European sphere in the IETF. We speak to Juan Carlos Zuniga, who is responsible for the standardisation efforts at Sigfox.

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  • EU Policy Update - June 2020

    2020-07-10 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: The European Commission has revealed more details about the planned reforms on the NIS Directive, the protection of critical infrastructure in the EU, Europol’s strengthened mandate, and the eIDAS Regulation. Additionally, the European Commission is consulting the public on the Digital Services Act and has published its evaluation report of the GDPR. Members of the Stakeholder Cybersecurity Certification Group have been selected. The Council of the EU published its conclusions on EU external action on preventing and countering terrorism and violent extremism. Members of the European Parliament filed amendments for the own-initiative reports on the Digital Services Act.

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  • CENTR publishes its Report on ICANN68

    2020-06-30 News

    CENTR has published its Report on ICANN68, which took place virtually from 22-25 June.

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