Security is rising to the top of the list of issues that the Internet Society (iSoc) is tackling in Africa, joining its efforts to develop infrastructure and promote an inclusive “bottom-up” governance model for the Web.
“We are going to support the deployment of security technologies,” said Dawit Bekele, director of the iSoc African Bureau, in a webinar this week.
ISoc is a nonprofit international organization that works to promote standards and inclusive Internet governance policies. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), which works on Internet standards .
ISoc’s African bureau plans to measure interconnection and promote open standards in Africa. It also will continue to help develop traffic exchange and DNS programs in partnership with ICANN, and promote local success stories, Bekele said.
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