Daily Recaps

Welcome to this second daily recap of LACNIC in the Caribbean 5!

The morning opened with a presentation on the LACNIC Policy Development Process. Max Larson Henry, Chair of the Public Policy Forum, invited those present  in the room to join the discussion list, to comment on the three proposals currently under discussion and, in general, to participate. Access more information here: http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/lacnic/politicas

Then, Laura Kaplan (fundraising, LACNIC), presented the different LACNIC initiatives and funds dedicated to reward and highlight successful initiatives, support research for development, promote capacity building, strengthening regional infrastructure, etc. You can see the list of LACNIC initiatives here: http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/lacnic/iniciativas

Luisa Villa (Customer Manager, LACNIC) presented LACNIC services, interesting statistics as well as Certiv6, a new methodology developed by LACNIC. Certiv6 is an initiative that aims at providing the local and global Internet community the tools needed to promote and encourage IPv6 adoption through a methodology that allows validating the IPv6 compliance of software components and systems. More information here: http://www.certi6.com/en/index.html

The panel on Critical Infrastructure in the Caribbean was held after the presentation of Carlos Martinez (LACNIC, Security and Stability Project Manager) on the RIPE Atlas program (https://atlas.ripe.net/). The panel had the following speakers: Shernon Osepa (Internet Society), Stephen Lee (CARIBNOG), Max Larson Henry (AHTIC) and Arturo Servin (LACNIC, CTO). All of them stressed the importance of IXPs in terms of greater efficiency in traffic exchange, lower costs, reduced delays, improved scalability, greater robustness and the promotion of local content development, among other benefits. Access the video of this panel here: http://www.lacnic.net/es/web/eventos/caribbean5-videos

Security was the central theme of the afternoon of this second day of activities. Carlos Martinez (LACNIC, Security and Stability Project Manager), Alvaro Retana (Cisco Systems), Mark Kosters (ARIN), Elegeline Martis (CARICERT) and Stephen Lee (CARIBNOG) presented different aspects of this topic, from routing and DNSSEC issues to information security incidents management and end user protection, among others. The video is available here: http://www.lacnic.net/es/web/eventos/caribbean5-videos

The last day of our meeting will be a day of workshops and tutorials on IPv6 and Computer Security Incident Management. Remember that the event photos, presentations and videos are available here: http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/eventos/caribbean5

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