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LinuxWorld: Observations from the eighth layer

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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