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RFC 7397: Report from the Smart Object Security Workshop

The IAB has published RFC 7397: Report from the Smart Object Security Workshop. Abstract: This document provides a summary of a workshop on ‘Smart Object Security’ that took place in Paris on March 23, 2012.  The main goal of the workshop was to allow participants to share their thoughts about the ability to utilize existing […]

IAB Appoints Benson Schliesser to IAOC

The IAB is responsible for selecting one IETF Administrative Oversight  Committee (IAOC) member for a two-year term starting in March 2015.  The  selection was made in accordance with BCP 101 and BCP 113. A call for nominations was issued on 8 October 2014. Nominations for four  candidates were received, and three of them were willing […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on ICANN Technical Liaison Group Candidates

Dear Colleagues, The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG).  We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Loa Andersson Paul Wouters Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]

IAB Statement on Internet Confidentiality

In 1996, the IAB and IESG recognized that the growth of the Internet depended on users having confidence that the network would protect their private information.  RFC 1984 documented this need.  Since that time, we have seen evidence that the capabilities and activities of attackers are greater and more pervasive than previously known.  The IAB […]

Reappointment of Lars Eggert as IRTF Chair

The Internet Architecture Board is pleased to announce the reappointment of Lars Eggert as the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) Chair. The IAB received a significant number of comments saying that Lars is doing a excellent job. This appointment is for a two year term, beginning in March 2015 and ending in March 2017. On […]