New Digital Object (DO) Architecture

The latest post on the ITU blog is an interview with one of the key Internet pioneers: Dr Robert E Khan on his latest project: the Digital Object (DO) Architecture. ITU asked Kahn about his work on DO Architecture and related ITU…

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ASN.1: Driving innovation for 30 years

A new post on the ITU blog celebrates nearly 30 years of Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1), one of the stalwarts of the ITU-T Recommendations in force today.  The article details some of the many uses of ASN.1 that make it as well-trusted and…

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New ITU standards on cloud computing security and digital object architecture

ITU members have agreed new international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) outlining security considerations essential to cloud computing and, crucial to the long-term preservation and utility of IP-based resources, a ‘framework for the discovery of identity management information’ to enable interoperability across…

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Richard ‘Dick’ C. Brackney

Richard ‘Dick’ C. Brackney

ITU regrets to announce the death of Col. Richard ‘Dick’ C. Brackney (Ret.). Dick was a well-known and respected authority on international cybersercurity and had contributed greatly to ITU’s work in the field over a period of more than ten…

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ITU wants to hear from you

What do you expect from ITU in the future and where should we be directing our efforts to best serve everyone? What do you see as future challenges? We want to hear your thoughts for our strategy and priorities in…

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Africa united in combating spam and e-waste

ITU workshops in Durban, South Africa have underlined Africa’s commitment to countering spam and ensuring the eco-friendly management of e-waste, the subjects of new provisions of the revised International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs). The events were hosted by South Africa’s Department…

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