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RIPE NCC engages AUD students on how the Internet functions

The RIPE NCC also took the opportunity to introduce the RIPE Academic Cooperation Initiative (RACI) to those interested in showcasing their Internet-related research. RACI provides funding for students and researchers to present their work in front of some of the leading technical figures in the Internet world. Their work is also published on RIPE Labs for community feedback. (Source: Tech Jazeera).

RIPE NCC Engages AUD Students on How the Internet Functions

During the session, RIPE NCC experts walked AUD students, faculty, and staff through the technical fundamentals that allow the Internet to function and grow, such as standardization, numbering, and naming. The attendees were also introduced to the ecosystem of organizations that coordinate these efforts, their operating models, and how they can get involved. (Source: Albawaba Business.)

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority organises Law Enforcement Agency training in cooperation with RIPE NCC on cyber security

The event is part of the cooperative relationship recognised in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed between RIPE NCC and TRA in 2017 to enhance cooperation and the exchange of expertise. (Source: ArabWideWeb).

Does the UK need an IoT regulator?

"This is not a straightforward issue and not necessarily one that the UK government should answer alone. By its very nature, IoT is incredibly diverse. If the government were to establish a single regulatory or standards-setting body, it is unlikely that it could combine all of the competencies needed to successfully manage IoT security." (Source:

RIPE NCC, TRA to build IPv6 capacity in Bahrain

The RIPE Network Coordination Centre (NCC) and the Bahrain Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) recently held a training program for telecommunications and ISP staff to instruct them in how to work with IPv6 and deploy it on their networks. The training was part of a TRA initiative aimed at encouraging the development of a roadmap for IPv6 deployment in Bahrain. (Source: Tahawul Tech).

RIPE NCC joins Arab Internet & Telecom Union as observing member

The Reseaux IP Europeens Network Coordination Centre (RIPE NCC) has accepted an invitation to join the Arab Internet & Telecom Union as an observing member, which will help the organisation to engage with the major players involved in developing the internet sector in the Arab region. (Source: Telecompaper).

Belarus ripe for IPv6 protocol, expert says

The introduction of the IPv6 protocol was discussed during the Internet Week in Minsk as part of the RIPE NCC / ENOG (Eurasia Network Operators) Regional Meeting. During the meeting Internet experts are expected to share the best practices, discuss the most important matters of the regional and international Internet communities. The meeting in Minsk gathered over 230 specialists from Eastern Europe and Asia. (Source: Belarus News)

Why we need a less fragmented IoT ecosystem

Marco Hogewoning, external relations officer at internet registry organisation RIPE NCC, says it's promising to see such efforts to fight against fragmentation in the IoT industry. But for them to be successful, he'd like to see more manufacturers showing an interest in this cause. (Source: IT Pro Portal)

IPv6 rollout gaining traction but firms must take transition seriously

A lot of people ask whether IPv4 address exhaustion is really an issue. That's a fair question, and the answer is that the continued growth of the Internet is absolutely dependent on IPv6, the successor to IPv4, being deployed on a global scale. (Source:

TRA hosts IPv6 workshops for private and government entities

The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), in cooperation with RIPE NCC, held a series of IPv6 technical training workshops at TRA’s headquarters in Muscat recently. (Source: