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LinuxWorld: Observations from the eighth layer

Jan 23, 1999, 00:01 (1 Talkback[s])

In this dispatch from the Security Area of the recent Forty-third Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) conference in Orlando, Florida, author Michael H. Warlfield reports that, despite its inauspicious history, the IETF, which creates the protocols that run the Internet, seems to have finally "gotten religion" when it comes to security. Michael's coverage includes an overview of the IETF's history in the field of security and commentary on some of the Security Area's current initiatives.

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