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new conference paper “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites Are Enough?” in PAM 2017

The paper “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites Are Enough?” will appear at PAM 2017, the Conference on Passive and Active Measurement Conference in March 2017 in Sydney, Australia (available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Schmidt17a.pdf)       From the abstract: Anycast is widely used … Continue reading

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new talk “Distributed Denial-of-Service: What Datasets Can Help?” at ACSAC 2016

John Heidemann gave the talk “Distributed Denial-of-Service: What Datasets Can Help?” at ACSAC 2016 in Universal City, California, USA on December 7, 2016.  Slides are available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Heidemann16d.pdf. From the abstract: Distributed Denial-of-Service attacks are continuing threat to the Internet. … Continue reading

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new workshop program for DINR-2016 (DNS and Internet Naming Research Directions)

We’re happy to be hosting DINR-2016 (DNS and Internet Naming Research Directions). The workshop program is now online; folks interested in joining us should contact the chairs. We’re looking forward to an exciting day of many short talks!

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new talk “Anycast vs. DDoS: Evaluating Nov. 30” at DNS-OARC

John Heidemann gave the talk “Anycast vs. DDoS: Evaluating Nov. 30” at DNS-OARC in Dallas, Texas, USA on October 16, 2016.  Slides are available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Heidemann16c.pdf.   From the abstract: Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks continue to be a major threat … Continue reading

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new talk “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites are Enough?” at DNS-OARC

John Heidemann gave the talk “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites are Enough?” at DNS-OARC in Dallas, Texas, USA on October 16, 2016.  Slides are available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Heidemann16b.pdf. From the abstract: This talk will evaluate anycast latency. An anycast service uses … Continue reading

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new software dnsanon_rssac

We have released version 1.3 of dnsanon_rssac on 2016-06-13, a tool that processes DNS data seen in packet captures (typcally pcap format) to generate RSSAC-002 statistics reports. Our tool is at https://ant.isi.edu/software/dnsanon_rssac/index.html, with a description at https://ant.isi.edu/software/dnsanon_rssac/README.html .  Our tool builds on … Continue reading

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new technical report “Do You See Me Now? Sparsity in Passive Observations of Address Liveness (extended)”

We have released a new technical report “Do You See Me Now? Sparsity in Passive Observations of Address Liveness (extended)”, ISI-TR-2016-710, available at http://www.isi.edu/~johnh/PAPERS/Mirkovic16a.pdf From the abstract: Full allocation of IPv4 addresses has prompted interest in measuring address liveness, first … Continue reading

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new RFC “Specification for DNS over Transport Layer Security (TLS)”

The Internet RFC-7858, “Specification for DNS over Transport Layer Security (TLS)”, was just released by the ITEF as a Standards Track document. From the abstract: This document describes the use of Transport Layer Security (TLS) to provide privacy for DNS. Encryption … Continue reading

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new technical report “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites Are Enough?”

We have released a new technical report “Anycast Latency: How Many Sites Are Enough?”, ISI-TR-2016-708, available at http://www.isi.edu/%7ejohnh/PAPERS/Schmidt16a.pdf. From the abstract: Anycast is widely used today to provide important services including naming and content, with DNS and Content Delivery Networks … Continue reading

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thanks to visiting scholar Ricardo Schmidt

We would like to thank Ricardo Schmidt for joining us as a visiting scholar from October 2015 to February 2016.  Ricardo visited us from the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and brought his passion for DNS and anycast. A paper about some technical … Continue reading

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