The experts who participated on the broadband panel that was held in Quito within the framework of the LACNIC XVII meeting agreed that Broadband development is essential to the region's economic growth as well as to increase the number of Internet ...
The process of transitioning towards the new Internet protocol (IPv6) is advancing in Latin America and the Caribbean, driven by a regional community of experts and technicians who are devoting much effort to the deployment of this technology which is crucial for the current and future development of the Internet.
The term CSIRT (Computer Security Incident Response Team) generally defines a team of individuals devoted to security incident management. Incident management includes applying technological and organizational measures that will help mitigate their impact. The main focus is to promote the dissemination of and training in CSIRT methodology.
This past 8 May, LACNIC organized the first breakfast for women in IT within the framework of the LACNIC XVII meeting that took place in the city of Quito, Ecuador. This first breakfast was attended by 40 women from 17 different countries who shared a pleasant morning exchanging personal experiences on what working as an Internet industry professional involves for a woman.
The LACNIC XVII meeting held in Quito, Ecuador will remain in the memory of those of us who had the privilege of participating. It was a demonstration of the growth and maturity achieved by the regional community that has integrated all stakeholders in the critical discussions on Internet development and stability in Latin America and the Caribbean.