Raxio: Uganda's First Carrier-Neutral Data Centre

With the explosion of Internet connectivity in the region, and in particular, eastern and southern Africa, Uganda joins the growing list of African countries as it delivers its first carrier-neutral data centre, Raxio. This talk will brief the SAFNOG community about this exciting project.

Brooks Washington, Raxio

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What's Going on in the world of DNS

This is a 20-minute broad overview of the current challenges in the DNS ecosystem for network operators and policy makers. It is intended for a technical audience. It discusses some of the issues surrounding applications doing their own DNS (e.g. DoH), end user privacy issues, the issue of increasing DNS resolver centralization, a brief update on the KSK roll, and it goes over a recent DNS attack that was very interesting called DNSpionage.
 

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SAFNOG - IRR & RPKI Tutorial (Part 1)

Routing security is vital to the future and stability of the Internet and implementing best available and crucial fixes needed to reduce the most common routing threats is important. Some of the available technologies in achieving this include the use Internet Routing Registries (IRR) and Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI). These technologies assist network operators in the following: - Global Validation: Publish your data so others can validate routing information on a global scale.

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SAFNOG Tutorial - Critical Infrastructure vs. Computer Science vs. Software Engineering

To a large extent, the Internet has not been built on formal methods; principles of software engineering. Designers are proud that critical components were designed on a serviette, and no thought was given to security. We are paying the price for this in a myriad ways.

This depressing, and sometimes terrifying talk, looks at some of the causes and some of the results. It tries to give some clues toward a constructive future. 


Randy Bush, Internet Initiative Japan

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SAFNOG Tutorial - RPKI Origin Validation In Practice

Learn how to go about participating in RPKI-based route origin validation, from issuing ROA's to selecting and configuring Relying Party software and incorporating the results into an existing routing policy. 

Ben Maddison, Workonline Communications

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SAFNOG Tutorial - IPv6-Only With IPv4-As-A-Service Workshop - Broadband & Cellular networks (Part 2)

This tutorial will introduce the different IPv6-only transition technologies that apply to both broadband and cellular networks, comparing them and discussing the required steps to deploy IPv6-only with IPv4-as-a-Service (IPv4aaS) in an ISP/Enterprise network.

The transition mechanisms will include:

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SAFNOG Plenary - AFRINIC's Numbering Services & Policy Updates

A Presentation from AFRINIC covering, IP Number resources management, IPv4 exhaustion, IP resource transfers, AFRINIC services adoption, IRR, RPKI and DNSSEC, AFRINIC resource Member account management and IP resources policies. 

James Chirwa, AFRINIC

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SAFNOG - Panel: The Relevance Of Speed Tests In 2019

With minimum bandwidth being delivered to service providers, enterprise organizations and home consumers, what is the usefulness of web-based online speed tests to qualifying the quality of one's Internet service? 

Host: Donald Jolley, Mitsol

Ben Maddison, Workonline Communications

Jan Vermeulen, MyBroadband

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