For IPsec friends the following document might be intersting. It defines profiles for devices. A request for review can be found here: http://www.antd.nist.gov/usgv6-v1-comments.html. The actual document is available here: http://www.antd.nist.gov/usgv6-v1-draft.pdf The IETF#68 SAAG meeting slides can be found here: http://www3.ietf.org/proceedings/07mar/slides/saag-2.ppt
Last month I gave a presentation on the current status of the emergency services work in the IETF for the IAB Tech Chat. This presentation provides an overview of the work in general and the challenges we, the IETF ECRIT and the IETF GEOPRIV working groups, encountered. I reused some of
Yaron gave a presentation about the IETF draft on EAP Usage in TLS. There are a few concerns being raised about the EAP Applicability Statement. The good news: There are also a number of TLS working group members who like the idea. There is also another proposals that utilizes the GSS-API: http://tools.ietf.org/wg/tls/draft-santesson-tls-gssapi-01.txt
Jason Fischl and myself wrote a document about the SIP Payment work done in the IETF. Here is a short quote: P2P payments using SIP could enable new classes of applications and business models. Unlike with tradition models where the operator charges the user this work aims to target scenarios where
At IETF#67 the DIME working group scheduled two tutorials, one for RFC 3588 (Diameter Base Protocol) and another one for RFC 4006 (Diameter Credit Control). Diameter is an important protocol in the space of identity management providing authentication, authorization and accounting capabilities. It is important to mention that Diameter (and
The NATFW NSLP, a protocol to signal to Network Address Translators and Firewalls in a path-coupled manner, is making progress. The latest version is available at: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-nsis-nslp-natfw-14.txt The presentation slide of today’s meeting can be found here that describes the most recent changes. The changes are described in http://www.stiemerling.org/ietf/nsis/draft-ietf-nsis-nslp-natfw-14-from-13.html A
The RTPSEC BOF today produced some interesting results. The BOF chairs asked the participants whether they would like to base the future protocol work on MIKEYv2, ZRTP or DTLS-SRTP. The group was in favor of using DTLS-SRTP. Here is the agenda: http://www3.ietf.org/proceedings/07mar/agenda/rtpsec.html Here are the slides: https://datatracker.ietf.org/public/meeting_materials.cgi?meeting_num=68#wg-rtpsec
Today’s information event was very fruitful to gain a better understanding of the work done by the IEEE in this area. The slides can be found in the Emergency Services for 802 and in the Various updates on LLDP (IEEE 802.1AB) and LLDP-MED (ANSI/TIA-1057) presentations.
Here is a nice article by Jonathan Rosenberg about VoIP emergency services: http://www.tmcnet.com/sip/0107/speaking_sip_state_of_emergency_0107.htm Jonathan points to two important aspects: the ongoing work on the LoST (Location to Service Translation) protocol and on the need for networks to be upgraded to be “location aware”.
I recently found a nice posting by Dan York about a new service offered by Skype, called SkypePrime. Please find the posting here: http://www.disruptivetelephony.com/2007/03/skypeprime_for_.html: “When you call someone who is a Skype Prime call provider, and you both have the new version of Skype, the provider can initiate what we