[dnssec-deployment] change "real threats" slide

Doug Barton barton at icann.org
Mon Oct 18 15:11:53 EDT 2004


FWIW, I agree with Rob, Suresh, nd Russ on this one, for THIS audience.
Based on the ML traffic, the spam item should be particularly meaningful. :)

Doug

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Doug Barton
General Manager, The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority



mundy at tislabs.com wrote:
> Mike,
> 
> I think that the focus of this presentation needs to be on the "today" problem
> set.  The predominant quantity of people at nanog are heavily focused on
> today's problems so that's what we need use to get their attention.
> 
> Russ
> 
> 
>>If I agreed with your reasoning, then this entire slide should be removed...
>>
>>I think you're missing the point that this is a "threats" slide.  You want 
>>to paint a picture of things that are happening now, and things that could 
>>happen.  The fact that these haven't been "seen in the wild" doesn't 
>>detract from the point that these are threats that DNSSEC might be able to 
>>mitigate.
>>
>>We're not talking about new ops protocols, but a set of tools that could 
>>provide some defense for protocols they're currently running (or supporting 
>>in the case of things like HTTPS).  Possible adverse attacks on the end 
>>customer is valid way of selling DNSSEC to the ops.
>>
>>I'm not wedded to a strong desire for  the text on the threats, but I think 
>>you're tailoring the approach too closely.
>>
>>In any event, I'm happy with whatever the presenters feel comfortable with 
>>presenting.
>>
>>Later, Mike
>>
>>
>>At 02:10 PM 10/18/2004, Rob Austein wrote:
>>
>>>mike, the point isn't that these aren't important applications.  the
>>>point is that they are off topic for this talk to this audience.  room
>>>full of skeptical ops monkeys, they don't want to hear about new
>>>application protocols that somebody proposes to inflict upon them.
>>>they want to hear about how to defend the protocols that they're
>>>already required to run.
>>>
>>>good topic for a different presentation.
>>>
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