Network Security Workshop and Educational Seminar in Indonesia
APNIC Training Manager Champika Wijayatunga and APNIC Internet Resource Analyst Wita Laksono were in Yogyakarta Indonesia to conduct this workshop in collaboration with APJII / IDNIC. This 3-day workshop was very successful and class reached maximum capacity with 40 participants. There was a great mixture of participation where the participants represented various industry segments such as Network Operators, Regulators, Govt bodies, Enterprises, and Academics. The participants were taught the Best current practices in Securing the Networks, Responsibly managing their Internet Resources with a focus of Routing Security and DNS Security.
After the Network Security Workshop the APNIC trainers also presented in an Educational Seminar on Past, Present and Future Internet focusing the Internet in Indonesia. Champika in his presentation discussed about the evolution of Internet and the current IPv4 status and how the organisations should move on to deploy IPv6 networks. Presenters from Indonesia Network Information Centre also provided statistics to further emphasis the growth of Indonesia's Internet. This educational seminar was attended by over 100 participants from various parts of Indonesia.
IPv6 Workshop in Melbourne, Australia
APNIC Senior Training Specialist Nurul Roman Islam and Training Officer, Shane Hermoso were in Melbourne Australia to conduct an IPv6 Workshop during June 24 - 26. This workshop was sponsored by the Asian Pacific Telecommunications in Australia. The workshop was attended by 21 Networking professionals and the participants configured IPv6 based on a Service Provider Network topology. There was also interest generated to have more IPv6 training courses in the future.
Singapore Network Operators Group (SGNOG Conference) in Singapore
APNIC Learning and Development Director Philip Smith presented a 2-day Advanced BGP Workshop at SGNOG2 during June 26-27. This workshop was attended by 32 participants and the topics covered included RPKI, BGP Multihoming, BGP Best Practices, and Advanced BGP configuration techniques. Based on the very positive feedback received, we look forward to provide similar workshops at future SGNOG events.
Vanuatu Internet Exchange (VIX) and Training
Philip Smith was also in Port Vila, Vanuatu to conduct a two day IXP Workshop for the participants of the IX. Topics covered included OSPF and BGP sufficient for the network operators to participate in the peering mesh of the IXP. This workshop has also been a success especially in the context of APNIC’s contribution to the development of Internet infrastructure in the region.
IXP Workshop in Thailand
In May, Philip Smith participated in a two day IXP Workshop in Thailand along with Randy Bush (IIJ) at the invitation of THNIC, to explore ways of establishing the first neutral Internet Exchange Point for Thailand. Topics covered included covering the benefits of peering, IXP experiences from other parts of the world, Exchange Point design, as well as round table discussions on the Internet landscape in Thailand.