PacNOG: Nineth PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop: Agenda
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PacNOG 9 Agenda

27th June - 2nd July 2011, in Suva, Fiji.


Unless otherwise stated, the daily schedule is:

  • Start: 08:30
  • End: 17:30
  • Morning Break: 10:00 - 10:30
  • Lunch Break: 12:30 - 13:30
  • Afternoon Break: 15:00 - 15:30
DAY 1 - MONDAY - 27th June 2011
Venue: Lali Room, Holiday Inn, Suva
Conference on Practical Network Topics and Exchanges

08:00-09:00: Registration

09:00: Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Mr Ivan Fong, PITA President, also on behalf of PacNOG
  • Mr Kazuyoshi Fukushima, Chief Advisor, USP-JICA ICT for Human Security & Human Development Project, JICA
  • Mr Kisione Finau, Director of Information Technology Services (ITS), University of the South Pacific (USP)

09:10: Keynote Presentation - Internet in Fiji

  • Ilaitia Tuisawau, Information Technology and Computing (ITC), Ministry of Finance, Fiji
  • Presentation Slides

09:30: Overview of the Implementation of the supporting infrastructure for Egov

  • Jack Kanimea, Project Manager, Government Info-com Infrastructure (GII) stream, FIJI.
  • Presentation Slides

09:50: SPAM and Anti-Virus, a network case experience

10:10: Update by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

10:30: Tea Break

10:50: DNSSEC processes around NZ / key signing ceremonies

  • Overview of the processes around DNSSEC signing in NZ, status in NZ, overview of the processes for the root signing, including the key signing ceremonies
  • Andy Linton, Teaching Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Presentation Slides

11:10: Managing the Depleted IPv4 address; policies update

  • Elly Tawhai, Senior Internet Resource Analyst/Liaison Officer, Pacific, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)
  • Presentation Slides

11:30: DNS based Authentication of Named Entities:

11:50: Common security issues affecting ccTLDs and other domain registries:

  • Overview of common issues affecting ccTLD operations:
    • Social engineering
    • Directed attacks (SQL injection and similar)
    • Operational failures.
    • Data security
    And a reminder why ccTLDs have more responsibility
  • Phil Regnauld, Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC))
  • Presentation Slides

12:10: Considerations for Setting up a Pure IPv6 Network

  • Dr Philip Smith, Cisco; Service Provider Architectures Group of Consulting Engineering
  • Presentation Slides

12:30: Peering Models for localising internet traffic

12:50: University campus network and challenges

13:20: Lunch Break (on your own)

14:15-14:45: Network Vulnerabilities & Incidence:

  • Sudesh Goverdhan, NetPlus Technologies, Fiji
  • Presentation Slides

14:45-15:15: State of Security in New Zealand in 2011

  • This talk will look at some of real world examples of cyber security issues that New Zealand has faced over the past 18-24 months including website defacements, account compromises, identify theft / fraud, insider attacks, data theft, data leakage, website compromises, skimming attacks, and major virus outbreaks. It will then provide an overview of the New Zealand security industry and community, including the relevant Government authorities and policy in place to combat this, such as the creation of the New Zealand Internet Task Force.
  • Paul McKitrick, Manager Compliance and Security, Domain Name Commission)

15:15-15:30: Overview of The New Zealand Internet Task Force

  • NZITF is a public-private partnership, whose mission is to "Improve the cyber security posture of New Zealand". There have been some good tangible outcomes over the last couple of years, which have been achieved with no formal funding, but through a collaborative approach. This presentation will provide an overview of the NZITF and what we are doing to improve the cyber security posture of New Zealand.
  • Paul McKitrick, Manager Compliance and Security, Domain Name Commission)

15:30-16:00: Tea Break

16:00-17:00: ROUNDTABLE - General Q & A about today's presentations

  • Panel Chair: Salanieta Tamanikaiwaimaro
  • Panelists include Paul McKitrick, Andy Linton, Jonny Martin, Philip Smith, Sudesh Goverdhan and Philip Smith.

17:00-17:15: Instructors Briefing

  • Track 1 by Philip Smith; Track 2 by Phil Regnauld; Track 3 by Champika Wijayatunga

17:30-late: Opening social reception

DAY 2 to 6 - TUESDAY 28th June to SATURDAY 2nd July
Workshop Lab Tracks
Venue: ICT Labs, Block B, Top Level, USP-JICA Regional ICT Centre, University of the South Pacific (USP), Laucal Campus, Suva, FIJI
  • Track 1 - IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing: Philip Smith (Cisco) & Jonny Martin (PCH)
  • Track 2 - DNS/DNSSEC: Phil Regnauld, Warren Kumari & Andy Linton (NSRC)
  • Track 3 - Internet and Network Security Fundamentals: Champika Wijayatunga (APNIC) & Cecil Goldstein (Team Cymru)
Group Photographs

Thanks to Phil Regnauld of NSRC for the two photographs.

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