The IAB has published RFC 7624: Confidentiality in the Face of Pervasive Surveillance: A Threat Model and Problem Statement. Abstract: Since the initial revelations of pervasive surveillance in 2013, several classes of attacks on Internet communications have been discovered. In this document, we develop a threat model that describes these attacks on Internet confidentiality. We assume […]
This is an announcement of an IETF-wide Call for Comment on draft-iab-xml2rfcv2-01. The document is being considered for publication as an Informational RFC within the IAB stream, and is available for inspection here: <https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-xml2rfcv2/?include_text=1> Please note that the purpose of the document is to represent the state of the vocabulary as actually implemented in the […]
The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2016 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). The IAB would therefore like to ask the community for volunteers to serve on the ICANN NomCom. Last year, John Levine did the job for the IETF community, and he is willing to serve […]
Dear colleagues, The IAB has been deliberating the selection of the liaison from the IETF community to ICANN Board over the past several weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Jonne Soininen to this position. The IAB extends our sincere thanks to Jonne for serving the community in […]
Managing Radio Networks in an Encrypted World (MaRNEW) Workshop Thursday 24th – Friday 25th September, 2015, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM AT&T Atlanta, Atlanta, GA Website: https://www.iab.org/activities/workshops/marnew/ Mobile networks have a set of requirements and properties which places a large emphasis on sophisticated bandwidth optimization. Encryption is increasing on the internet which is a good […]
The IAB has published a statement on the trade in security technologies. Read the full statement here.
The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Migault as the IETF liaison to the ICANN Root Server System Advisory Council (RSSAC). The IAB thanks all those who volunteered to serve, and thanks Daniel for taking on the task.
On 3 June 2015, the IAB sent comments to the Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability. The full comments may be viewed here.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gonzalo Camarillo and John Levine to the Internet Society Board of Trustees. They will sit as trustees for three years, beginning at the ISOC Annual General Meeting this July. We thank all those who volunteered to serve, and thank Gonzalo and John for taking on the task. […]
The IAB is responsible for appointing a liaison manager to the ICANN Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC) . We are currently soliciting volunteers for this position. Nominations (including self-nominations) for this position should be sent to iab-chair at iab.org and execd at iab.org no later than Friday, 8 May 2015. The current temporary liaison […]