[AfrICANN-discuss] Internet Governance Weekly News : ICANN 57, Cyberattack (DYN, Liberia, U.S Hearing), IPv4 exhausted, U.S Net neutrality, ITU Telecom World

Mamadou LO alfamamadou at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 11 16:44:55 UTC 2016


This week; first ICANN meeting after the transition (ICANN 57) was held in Hyderabad, India. U.S Subcommittee on Communications & Technology and the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade have announced a joint hearing to examine recent cyberattacks against DYN company. The hearing is entitled, "Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyber Attacks. In addition, an unprecedented cyber attack has put Liberia's internet offline, as hackers targeted the nation's infrastructure using the same method that shut down DYN infrastructure. On internet protocols, future standards will not require compatibility with the original IPv4 addressing scheme, after the unallocated space of IPv4 addresses officially ran out. On internet regulation, people expect reversal of hard-won decision on issues like net neutrality following Trump election. On data protection, a new study has revealed that about 75,000 new data-protection officers (DPO) are required under a European Union regulation due to come into force from May 2018. As for event, we note the upcoming annual ITU Telecom World in Bangkok next week, Asia Internet Symposium 2016, ISOC Board of trustees meeting and Latin America and Caribbean Regional Internet Development Dialogue. Below, informations on those subjects and events as well as documents on domain name, cybersecurity, cyberpolitics.

See full review here :


Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-massive-cyberattack-russian-banks-kaspersky.html#jCp
A massive cyberattack has hit at least five of Russia's largest banks, Moscow-based internet security giant Kaspersky said Thursday.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-massive-cyberattack-russian-banks-kaspersky.html#jCp


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