Articles by bear
Thank You to the Internet Society
On December 20th 2013 the XSF received some very exciting news, to end what had already been a great year - ISOC were awarding the XMPP community an incredibly generous gift to help support the work we are doing in improving privacy and security.
In their own words:
“The Internet Society ...
Posted by bear on February, 12, 2014 - filed under misc
XMPP Summit 15
The 15th Summit is fast approaching!
On January 30th and 31st 2014 we will be meeting to talk about all things XSF and XMPP. The rough agenda is being worked on and we are also in the final stages of getting information about hotels.
To keep current about the details ...
Posted by bear on January, 10, 2014 - filed under misc
Security Test Day is tomorrow 4 Jan 2014
Tomorrow many of the folks who run public (and some that run private) facing XMPP servers will be doing a ubiquitous security test of the XMPP network.
Like the IPv6 test days, on the 4th January XMPP server operators are turning on TLS encryption for s2s and c2s connections and ...
Posted by bear on January, 03, 2014 - filed under misc
Membership Application Period for Q4 2013 has begun
Alex has started the membership application process for Q4 2013.
Members whose renewals are up this quarter will need to file new applications by December 31st 2013.
The list of those who need to renew can be found at 2013 Q4 membership applications.
Posted by bear on December, 24, 2013 - filed under misc
XSF will be present at FOSDEM 2014
The XSF will once again be attending FOSDEM 2014 and we will showcase the latest developments in bringing XMPP into the browser as a first class citizen and demonstrating how XMPP can be used in today's world.
We will also explore and demonstrate how XMPP can be used to ...
Posted by bear on December, 18, 2013 - filed under misc
Security Test Day - it's fast approaching
In just 34 days the first full test run of ubiquitous security on the XMPP network will be attempted by many service operators.
Like the IPv6 test days, on the 4th January XMPP server operators are turning on TLS encryption for s2s and c2s connections and testing to see what ...
Posted by bear on November, 30, 2013 - filed under misc
XMPP and IoT Event in London 2 December 2013
The third XMPP/Realtime UK Meetup will be happening on the 2nd of December, 2013.
The details can be found at the meetup's lanyrd page or through the meetup page
The guest speaker will be Joachim Lindborg and Lloyd Watkinabout the XMPP extensions he and Peter Waher have ...
Posted by bear on November, 24, 2013 - filed under misc
Ubiquitous XMPP Encryption - test day 01
Simon posted on the jdev mailing list a great reminder about the upcoming test day quoted below:
"We owe it to our user's to provide secure communications" - St Peter.
To achieve ubiquitous encryption between clients and servers on XMPP, we're doing a phased approach similar to the ipv6 ...
Posted by bear on November, 20, 2013 - filed under misc
XMPP and IoT event 14 November 2013
Joachim is in the US (San Francisco specifically) and would love to get together with anyone from the XMPP and/or IoT community!
His original goal was to attend the Doing IoT with XMPP meetup. Either way you should poke him on the members@ mailing list to at least find ...
Posted by bear on November, 13, 2013 - filed under misc
XMPP Ubiquitous Encryption - a manifesto
Peter Saint-Andre has created a Manifest for others to join, debate and discuss about a plan for upgrading the XMPP network to always-on, mandatory, ubiquitous encryption.
To quote Peter:
In short: we owe it to those who use XMPP technologies to improve the security of ...
Posted by bear on November, 07, 2013 - filed under misc
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