RIPE meetings are a five-day event where Internet service providers, network operators, NRENs and other interested parties from around the world gather to participate in the activities of the RIPE Community and the policies, procedures and services of the RIPE NCC.

RIPE77 kicked off this afternoon in Amsterdam with a plenary:

These plenaries were focused on the increasing scale of the network for increased capacity and the need for improved security because of the negative effect of this capacity being in the hand’s hackers. The plenary sessions concluded with a few Lightning Talks.