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  • Can SDN usher in better IT security?

    That software-defined networking (SDN) is a coming reality is starting to gain traction in IT security circles, with some vendors arguing it could lead to a level of interoperability in security largely missing at present.

  • The IETF needed a wake-up call on security, says chairman

    Security and how to protect users from pervasive monitoring will dominate the proceedings when members of Internet Engineering Task Force meet in London starting Sunday.

  • E-crime reporting format draws closer to a standard

    The Internet Engineering Task Force is close to approving a specification for a common format for reporting e-crime, a step taken to allow security experts to react faster to cybercrime.

  • IETF turns introspective with new wiki

    The Internet Engineering Task Force has set up a wiki to document which of its standards were successful and why.

  • IETF: Should we ignore the Kaminsky bug?

    The Internet engineering community is grappling with what to do about a serious flaw in the DNS discovered mid-year, and the ongoing debate brings to mind a famous quotation from Voltaire: "The perfect is the enemy of the good."

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