Event Wrap: PacNOG 24

By on 24 Jul 2019

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PacNOG 24 participants.

APNIC proudly supported and participated at the 24th Pacific Network Operators Group (PacNOG 24) meeting in Apia, Samoa, from 24 to 28 June 2019.

The event welcomed 70 attendees from several economies in the Pacific for a one-day conference (including tutorials) and four days of intensive workshops. View the agenda for more information.

APNIC activities:

  • Elly Tawhai gave a services update, including information on the plan to provide a new listing service that APNIC Members can use to publish available IPv4 addresses (in response to APNIC Survey feedback).

  • Che-Hoo Cheng gave a presentation entitled ‘Keeping local traffic local by doing local peering’. In this presentation, Che-Hoo discussed the concept and benefits of peering, and the role of IXPs to facilitate easier local peering.

  • Tashi Phuntsho gave an overview of the tools and techniques available, including RPKI, to prevent false information from being injected into the global routing system.

  • Sheryl Hermoso conducted a tutorial on ‘DoT or DoH – Intro to DNS Privacy’, which introduced DNS over TLS (DoT) and DNS over HTTPS (DoH) including benefits, current implementations, and the issues involved with both.
  • Arth Paulite conducted an introductory session for the DNS workshop during the conference and was later joined by Sheryl for the four-day workshop.
  • Tashi joined APNIC Community Trainer, Etuate Cocker, to deliver the BGP, Peering and Routing Security workshop.
  • Elly met with several APNIC Members during the event to answer their IP address and membership-related questions.
  • Elly and Che-Hoo also engaged with several major stakeholders in Samoa for the improvement of local peering within Samoa.
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