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UK Internet Governance Forum 2020

Date: 15, 16, 17 September 2020.

As announced on the UK IGF Web Site:

The UK Internet Governance Forum (UK IGF) is the national IGF for the United Kingdom. IGFs are an initiative led by the United Nations for the discussion of public policy issues relating to the internet. A key distinguishing feature of IGFs is that they are based on the multi-stakeholder model – all sectors of society meet as equals to exchange ideas and discuss best practices.

The purpose of IGFs is to facilitate a common understanding of how to maximise the opportunities of the internet whilst mitigating the risks and challenges that the internet presents.… Read more ...

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Secure Global Routing Packet Spoofing and Mitigation Testbed

Dr. Peter Maynard’s project for the Internet Society “Secure Global Routing (MANRS)” Training Course has stood out in generating further potential for study. The code that he has developed is a mininet based testbed which can implement ICMP spoofing and mitigation methods.

In forthcoming months, the Chapter is likely to hold a Webinar explaining this testbed but in the meantime, you can read Dr. Maynard’s paper by downloading it below, and download the code and implement it, by going to its GitHub Repository.… Read more ...

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Hands-on descriptions of implementing IPv6, DNSSEC, HTTPS and other goodies on your Web server

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Reproduced with permission, from the original joint Blog posting by Dan Mygind and Karima Saimi on: https://writeit.dk/?p=823 as part of their deliverables for the course “Open Standards Everywhere”. The other deliverable is for the Internet Society UK Chapter Web site to benefit from a increasing in security score as shown below. This has been undertaken

The Internet Society has since 1992 worked to “promote the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world”, as it says in it’s mission.… Read more ...

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A brief history of Community Broadband Networking in the UK

On 15th June 2020, Andrew Stirling submitted a Blog Post as part of the finalisation for the Internet Society Training Course on Community Networks, in addition to the Webinar that he presented on 16th April 2020, entitled: Connecting Rural Communities – enhancing broadband, skills & applications

Please download the Blog Post here:

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Open Standards Everywhere for Enhancing Availability and Security

Blog post prepared on 7th June 2020 by Ammar HADI, a participant in the Internet Society Training Course “Open Standards Everywhere“. Ammar is Iraqi and based in Iraq, but has studied in the UK and therefore submitted his application to join the course through the UK Chapter. He is one of three people from the Chapter (exceptionally) to have followed this course and he will be able to apply its teachings in his home country, where he now resides.… Read more ...

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Covid-19 and The Future of Internet Governance


ISOC UK England Online Discussion
Friday 29 May 2020
15:30 – 17:00 BST / 16:30 – 18:00 CET (90min)

The outbreak of Covid-19 in early 2020 has profoundly changed our societies and the way we work and connect to each other. It has called for rapid adaptation in a short period of time from governments, societies and private sector alike. While uncertainty remains over what the so-called “new normal” might look like, the Internet continues to operate as an important backbone to this future.… Read more ...