Event Wrap: btNOG 9

By on 11 Nov 2022

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APNIC supported and participated in btNOG 9, held from 10 to 14 October 2022 in Thimphu, Bhutan.

The event was hosted by the Bhutan Network Operators Group and welcomed 63 participants. Topics covered included SSH, security, social engineering, and Internet access from space.

APNIC activities:

Warren Finch:

  • Gave a keynote presentation on ‘The Evolution of Social Engineering’.
  • Presented an ‘Introduction to Software Defined Networking (SDN)’.
  • Participated as the session chair for SSH (Keying, Key Exchange, Session Setup, ssh-agent, and Bastion/Jump Hosts), Self Sovereign Identity, and Incident Response on a shoestring budget.
  • Moderated the panel discussion on the need for digital reinvention (BT, TICL, TTPL, DiTT, BICMA, DHI Innotech).
  • Conducted a four-day workshop on Network Security where participants learned about discovering security vulnerabilities across a network, architecture and configuration of networks for maximum security, and monitoring for any malicious activities.

Pubudu Jayasinghe gave a presentation on ‘A Bhutanese story of ROAs, ROVs and IPs’.

Pubudu also took the opportunity to visit several APNIC Members, answering questions about getting more IP address space, APNIC membership and building capacity and skills at NOG events.

btNOG 10 is tentatively scheduled for June 2023.

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