Current Affairs

Internet Society, ISPAI sign MoU for Internet infrastructure

US-based nonprofit organization- The Internet Society and Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) have signed a MoU to make Internet safe and secure in India by

Internet Society, ISPAI sign MoU to secure Internet infrastructure in India
securing routers which are vital for a healthy internet infrastructure.
  • The MoU will also see both organizations exchanging research information and training materials related to routing security which is vital to future and stability of the Internet.

About the MoU:

  • The partnership between The Internet Society and ISPAI will also promote Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) which is a global initiative to implement crucial fixes needed to reduce most common threats to internet's routing system and safeguard enterprises and government from cyber threats.
  • MANRS will provide simple and concrete steps for network operators that will enable dramatically improved Internet security and reliability.
  • By joining MANRS, participants commit to implement actions to address common challenges related to routing security such as filtering and anti-spoofing.

About the The Internet Society:

  • It is a non-profit organisation dedicated to ensuring open development, evolution and safe use of Internet worldwide.
  • It was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Virginia, US.
  • It is an open standards body which develops and promotes voluntary internet standards.
  • It is governed by a diverse board of trustees that is dedicated to ensuring that internet stays open, transparent and defined by the people who use it.

Question:

Q. What is the name of the US-based nonprofit organization that has signed a MoU with Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) to make Internet safe and secure in India by securing routers?
a. The Internet Community
b. The Internet Council
c. The Internet Society
d. None of the above
Internet Society, ISPAI sign MoU for Internet infrastructure Internet Society, ISPAI sign MoU for Internet infrastructure Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on September 06, 2018 Rating: 5

No comments: