EFFECTIVE. The successful “IPv4 DNS Open Resolvers” campaign implemented jointly by CSIRT CEDIA and LACNIC CSIRT allowed a strong reduction of the number of open servers involving resources allocated to LACNIC members. Successful Campaign for IPv4 Open Resolvers

Among the Top 5. For the ninth year in a row, LACNIC was recognized as one of the best places to work in Uruguay. This time, LACNIC placed fifth in the ranking prepared by international consultants Great Place to Work®. LACNIC, One of the Best Places to Work in Uruguay

Internet Governance Initiatives. The Líderes 2.0 program published the 16 Internet Governance projects selected after its 2020 call for proposals. This edition highlighted new, geographically diverse voices and proposals that focused on solving some of the issues resulting from the major increase in the use of the Internet and technology.16 Research Projects on Internet Governance within the Region

ANYCAST COPIES. Copies of the I-root server were installed in Argentina, Guatemala, and Suriname with the support of LACNIC. These root server copies will help improve critical Internet infrastructure, security, stability, and resilience in each of these countries and throughout the Caribbean region as a whole. Three New Root Servers Installed in the Region with the Support of LACNIC

TECHNOLOGY TIME.LACNIC presented LACNIC Tools, a new application that centralizes access to the different LACNIC systems and provides a unified solution for monitoring and learning ways to improve how your organizations are configured. LACNIC Presents LACNIC Tools

ALWAYS ALERT. Faced with the rise in cybercrime resulting from the increase in Internet traffic during the pandemic, LACNIC CSIRT prepared a series of recommendations to reduce the risk of computer fraud. LACNIC CSIRT Offers Recommendations in Light of Increase in Cybercrime 

HYBRID LACNIC EVENT. Once again, LACNIC had to adapt its annual event to the global health situation. This time, LACNIC decided to organize the LACNIC 36 LACNOG 2021 event in a hybrid format, a challenge that was completed with great success. LACNIC 35  – LACNIC 36

MAJOR SUCCESS. The LACNIC Internet Routing Registry successfully completed its first full year of operation. During 2021, the database where operators share their routing policy grew four-fold. LACNIC’s IRR Turns One

PROGRESS IN IPv6 DEPLOYMENT. IPv6 capabilities have improved, and the use of the protocol has grown. Native IPv6 traffic now represents between 35% and 36% of global traffic. During the activities organized to mark the 10th anniversary of World IPv6 Day, expert Lee Howard stressed the stability of Internet Protocol version 6 IPv6 Is More Stable and Better Supported than 10 Years AgoIncreasing Number of Content Providers Adopt the Last Internet Protocol 

SUPPORT FOR IXPs. Regional Internet routing security has improved after the implementation of the program for supporting Internet Exchange Points promoted by LACNIC, the Internet Society (ISOC), and LAC IX. Supporting IXPs to Improve Routing Security 

RIGHTS ON THE INTERNET. Together with the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIHR), LACNIC organized the webinar titled “Freedom of Expression and Internet Regulation.” This webinar addressed the impact of the Internet on instant communications, the exercise of freedom of expression, and regulation attempts by various governments and international organizations. Freedom of Expression and Internet Regulations

IPv4’s LEGACY. IPv4, the Internet Protocol that popularized and allowed the Internet to become a global network, celebrated its 40th birthday. LACNIC CTO Carlos Martínez highlighted the contributions and lessons learned after four decades of IPv4 and advocated for a future with IPv6. 40 Years of IPv4 Legacy and Learnings Pave the Way for IPv6 

A FUTURE WITH IPv6. Ten years from now, certain advantages in Internet content, services, and architecture will only be available in IPv6. During the webinar “The Strategic Role of IPv6 in Digital Transformation”, experts stressed the strategic role of Internet Protocol version 6. Strategic Advantages of IPv6 

LACNIC’s Valuable Contribution to the IETF Endowment. LACNIC announced a significant new commitment to strengthening the financial foundation of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the Internet’s premier technical standards body. LACNIC’s donation to the IETF Endowment will provide long-term support for the IETF in its mission to produce high-quality, relevant technical and engineering documents, best practices, and standards that influence the way people design, use, and manage the Internet—now and in the future. LACNIC makes significant new commitment to ensure the future of open Internet standards

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