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Cyber Insights: African Perspectives

Cyber Insights:
African Perspectives

Africa’s rapid growth in Internet communications is creating a wide range of opportunities but also a wide range of vulnerabilities. This rapid shift to online activities has created a goldmine for cyber criminals. Since legal systems and people trained to fight cyber crimes are scarce, many economies are at risk.
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Experimental IPv6-only network at APRICOT 2024

Experimental IPv6-only network
at APRICOT 2024

APRICOT is the Internet Network Operators Summit for the Asia Pacific region. Every year, a conference wireless network is built to provide connectivity for hundreds of delegates, with a separate "IPv6-only" SSID as an alternative for people to try.
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Securing Internet Routing with Cryptography: Quick Introduction to RPKI

Securing Internet Routing with Cryptography: Quick Introduction to RPKI

Introduction In the intricate tapestry of the digital world, where data flows ceaselessly across networks, ensuring the integrity and security of Internet routing is paramount.
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DNS Support Program

The DNS is one of the main components of AFRINIC services, specifically reverse DNS services for IP addresses as defined in RFC 1033 and RFC 3152.  Recent development has led all RIR to host servers for the IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA zones, according to RFC 5855."To support this increased responsibility ...
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Internet Development Program

The AFRINIC Internet Development Programs envisions a secure and accessible Internet for sustainable digital growth in Africa. Our objective for these programs is to increase investment in Internet development in the AFRINIC Service Region through capacity building, research and technical collaboration ...
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Internet Routing Registry

In the most simple and basic manner, a network operator (or AFRINIC member) can describe routing policy into the AFRINIC IRR by using a route or route6 (whois database) object. For advanced networks requiring complex definition of their routing policies, RPSL provides advanced technical attributes ...
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AFRINIC's Capacity Building program is dedicated to providing the African Internet community with validated knowledge and know-how to help them deploy Internet technologies with ease and align with the latest industry best practices. Our courses are specifically designed to assist network engineers in securely
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