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Nominations for the 2019 Jonathan B. Postel Service Award now open

Each year, the Internet Society awards the Jonathan B. Postel Service Award to an individual or an organisation that has made outstanding contributions in service to the data communications community. The committee places particular emphasis on candidates who have supported… Continue Reading →

eduroam is spreading rapidly through Mexico

The eduroam service has grown significantly in Mexico in the last years. From two access points in 2014, it now has 444. Each day, more than 2000 connections are registered at the national level and more than 500 from abroad…. Continue Reading →

NIX.CZ national interconnection node will test DDoS protection developed by CESNET

CESNET’s solution for protecting against DDoS attacks, called DDoS Protector, will be deployed experimentally in the NIX.CZ interconnection node as part of the FENIX security project. Project members will be able to verify that their networks are protected, as is… Continue Reading →

REFEDS State of the Union 2018

Every year, REFEDS undertakes a survey of global Federation Operators to get a sense of where we are as a community in supporting federated identity. 2018 was no exception, and the full results can be found on the REFEDS wiki…. Continue Reading →

Prague 1848 → 1918 exhibition offers unique 3D models

An exhibition prepared by the City of Prague Museum includes a web line named The Objects of Praguers around 1900. This is a presentation of the museum’s collection items in the form of 3D models created by CESNET experts. It… Continue Reading →

CESNET e-infrastructure conference

More than 350 participants came to see not only lectures but also technological demonstrations at CESNET’s two-day e-Infrastructure Conference, which was held last week. In the plenary session we have invited two foreign speakers – Andres Dudler from Switch and… Continue Reading →

CESNET’s experts have published a book about Cybersecurity

The book ‘CyberSecurity’ deals with cybersecurity over the course of five hundred pages. The premise is the principles that should be followed by anyone who uses information and communication technologies. The book’s primary author is Jan Kolouch, a specialist in… Continue Reading →

SURFconext in 2018: another record year

SURFconext, the authorisation and authentication tool, has again grown considerably in 2018. With 118 million authorisations, the total number of logins via the service was 30% higher than in 2017. The number of unique users also rose by 15% in… Continue Reading →

CESNET evaluated as an excellent research organisation

The CESNET Association achieved the highest possible ‘A’ score in the evaluation of research organisations within the competence of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports with the exception of universities. The evaluation states an indisputable innovation potential, excellent results… Continue Reading →

eduroam on 12 train stations in Czech Republic

Twelve Czech railway stations are covered by eduroam, which provides students, teachers or scientists with free WiFi internet access. Users can now connect to eduroam in 850+ locations in the Czech Republic and more than 25,000 locations in 101 countries… Continue Reading →

‘Creating the Future’, inspired by space: planet Earth – Belarus – Minsk

More than 80 cosmonauts and astronauts from 20 countries met with youngsters and members of the public in Minsk, Belarus, during the XXXI Planetary Congress of the Association of Space Explorers (ASE), supported by the United Institute of Informatics Problems… Continue Reading →

#TNC18 experience: stories from a TNC newcomer

From Nigeria to Norway – Read all about the Lightning Talk experience at TNC18 by a newcomer. The story portrays the need to be open to experiencing new opportunities despite the challenges. It is a story of one Nigerian’s desire… Continue Reading →

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