robertshaw.info references to security related issues.
06 May 2003
Sean Donelan on Nanog has noted that Paknews.com is reporting that the Pakistan government is ordering ISP service level agreements. Pakistan has been suffering a 40 day Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack, disrupting much of the Internet service in the country. The Pakistan Government, Minister for IT & Telecom, has "directed" the Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation to sign service level agreements to ensure 99% Internet availability. Over 200 official websites have been inaccessible for over three weeks. 2:50:08 PM Google It!
04 April 2003
26 February 2003
The establishment of national and international cybersecurity "watch and warning networks" is gaining political capital among governments. The recently released US National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace (PDF) identified as one strategic initiative to "[f]oster the establishment of national and international watch-and-warning networks to detect and prevent cyberattacks as they emerge". In a related effort, the European Commission has also called for the establishment of a European Network and Information Security Agency (Word: English, French, German). 12:30:32 PM Google It!
25 February 2003
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11 February 2003
Internet Software Consortium Press Release: "TELEHOUSE America ...and Internet Software Consortium ...will jointly establish mirrors of the F-root DNS name root server at two TELEHOUSE America locations.... in its New York International Internet Exchange (NYIIX) and Los Angeles International Internet Exchange (LAIIX)." [via icann.Blog] 10:47:06 AM Google It!