In the three years since IETF said pervasive monitoring is an attack, what’s changed?

By December 6, 2016Cyber Security

IETF Security director Stephen Farrell offers a report card on evolving defences

FEATURE  After three years of work on making the Internet more secure, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) still faces bottlenecks: ordinary peoples’ perception of risk, sysadmins worried about how to manage encrypted networks, and – more even than state snooping – an advertising-heavy ‘net business model that relies on collecting as much information as possible.…

In the three years since IETF said pervasive monitoring is an attack, what’s changed?