The Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG) held their 19th meeting in Nadi, Fiji from 28 November to 2 December.
More than 60 people attended the half-day conference and three parallel workshops, travelling from the Cook Islands, Nauru, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and the host country, Fiji.
- Elly Tawhai presented on changes to APNIC IPv4 allocations including the introduction of the waiting list for IPv4 requests and upgrades to the APNIC Whois Database. She also extended an invitation to attendees to the upcoming APRICOT 2017 meeting in Viet Nam.
- Adli Wahid presented on the benefits of cybersecurity communities and the roles of Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) and Cyber Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTS).
- Fakrul Alam spoke about RPKI and encouraged attendees to establish their Route Origin Authorizations (ROAs) during the week.
- Adli and Fakrul ran a four-day workshop on security, incident management, and incident response.
- Elly assisted Members with updating their whois contact details and establishing their ROAs.
- Before the meeting, Fakrul, Elly and Nurul Islam Roman, provided Technical Assistance Services (TAS) to four of APNIC’s Members in Suva, Fiji. The team discussed each Member’s current networking plans and challenges and discussed with them their future resource and capacity development needs.
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