Survey Response Activity 2017-18

APNIC values the feedback it receives from Members and the community. On this page, you can track the progress of APNIC initiatives aimed at addressing specific Member feedback received in the 2016 APNIC Survey.

Complete = Complete
In progress = In progress
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Services and resource allocation

Project Notes Status
Enhanced IPv4 Transfers information
  • Information session held at APRICOT 2017 and transfer information presentations made at BDNOG, PACNOG and APRICOT 2018.
Complete
Complete
Continually improve user experience of APNIC websites
  • Phase one of Single Sign On (SSO) deployment completed across APNIC Academy, apnic.net, APNIC Blog, and Confer, with a beta deployment of SSO to MyAPNIC.  SSO to be fully implemented across APNIC websites by end 2018.
In progress
  • Reviewed and updated Community section of the APNIC website, and created new Security pages.
  • APNIC Academy website completely refreshed and new functionality added including virtual labs.
Complete
  • Revamped version of the statistics portal, “Internet Directory”, is in development for 2018 deployment.
In progress

IPv6 Readiness

Project Notes Status
Promote IPv6 deployment best practice
  • 28 IPv6 case studies now published on IPv6 web pages.
  • 122 IPv6 blog posts on APNIC Blog (1 Jan 2017 – 30 Aug 2018), including nine new Member success stories.
  • Four IPv6 best practice presentations made at NOG events.
  • IPv6 deployment panel held at PTC’17.
  • IPv6 presentation sessions and deployment tutorials held at APRICOT 2017, APRICOT 2018 and APNIC 44.
  • World IPv6 Day promotional activities conducted in 2017 and 2018 including blog posts, social media activity and emailing Members encouraging them to obtain IPv6 addresses.
  • IPv6 Technical Assistance engagements with network operators in Tokelau, New Caledonia, Philippines and India.
Complete
Increased IPv6 training
  • 61 IPv6 training sessions delivered as of 31 July 2018, exceeding target of at least 50 IPv6 training sessions in 2017-18.
Complete
  • Five IPv6 training workshops held in conjunction with the ITU in Thailand, Bhutan and Tonga.
Complete
In progress

Training

Project Notes Status
Expand local face-to-face training
  • Two new community trainers added (11 total). Aim to provide support for another six by end 2018.
In progress
  • 97 training sessions held with 3,225 participants (at 31 July 2018).
Complete
Expand training curriculum
  • APNIC Academy launch and expansion with three courses (IRM, Cybersecurity, Routing Basics) and four courses from partners on security topics.
  • Expansion of the Training Labs’ ISP network to support up to 10 new exercise modules.
  • Development of new course modules for security, NFV/SDN, and LEA training.
Complete
Seek additional funding for training and development
  • APNIC Foundation launched. Two full-time APNIC staff seconded to the Foundation to work on fundraising, project development and partnerships.
Complete
  • More than AUD 1 million in funding secured in the APNIC Foundation’s first 18 months of operation, from donors including the Asia Foundation, Internet Society and the governments of Australia, New Zealand and Canada.
Complete

Policy Development

Project Notes Status
Increase engagement with Policy development process
  • A total of four webinars and eight policy briefings held at NOG events ahead of APNIC 44, 45 and 46 to encourage community participation in the PDP.
  • Two webinars and two policy briefings held at NOG events ahead of APNIC 44 to increase awareness of policies under discussion.
  • Updated policy web pages on the APNIC website with new graphics to improve accessibility.
  • Published translated summaries of policies under discussion / Policy SIG results in eight languages for APNIC 43/44/45/46.
  • Mock Policy SIG held during Newcomers sessions at APNIC 44 and 46 to increase awareness and participation in the policy process among fellows and newcomers.
  • Series of six blog posts, reflecting on policies which have made a significant impact, developed for 2018 publication.
Complete

Member engagement

Project Notes Status
Enhanced statistics for industry benchmarking Complete
  • Develop APIs to deliver information services such as resource distribution statistics, vizAS, Whois, RDAP, measurement and other data as required by the community.
In progress
Provide continued NOG support
  • 43 NOGs attended and 34 NOG event sponsorships provided as at 30 August 2018.
  • 18 APNIC technical speakers presented at 15 NOGs and three other community events as at 30 August 2018.
Complete

Security

Project Notes Status
Increased security training and education resources
  • APNIC Academy ‘Introduction to Cybersecurity’ course launched.
  • Four additional security training courses on MANRS, IoT security, network forensics, and incident response planning made available on APNIC Academy.
  • Deployed new Security resources section of APNIC website.
Complete
  • APNIC’s security engagement team expanded with recruitment of second security staff member.
Complete
  • 41 face-to-face security training courses delivered from 1 January 2017 – 31 July 2018.
  • 54 live elearning security training courses delivered from 1 January 2017 – 31 July 2018.
  • Cybersecurity workshops held in Kiribati, Tonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji and Australia focusing on security awareness and establishing CERTs/CSIRTs.
Complete
Improve resource certification offering
  • Deployed the Delta protocol distribution mechanism for the APNIC RPKI repository to remedy scalability issues with previous publication protocol (RSYNC).
Complete
  • New user interface developed in MyAPNIC to combine route and ROA management features.
Complete
  • Extended resource certification service to historical maintenance account holders who also have a membership account.
Complete
Support DNS root server resilience
  • APNIC supported deployment of J-root server in Kathmandu, Nepal, and F-root server deployed in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Complete
  • Sponsored BIND 9.12 development work by ISC to help reduce traffic load on DNS root servers. BIND 9.12 released in January 2018.
Complete
Sharing and promoting security best practice in the AP region
  • MoU signed with FIRST to share training materials, collaborate on security events, and increase awareness of security best practice.
    • FIRST technical events held in Ho Chi Minh City (APRICOT 2017), Qingdao (CNCERT Annual Conference), Taichung (APNIC 44), Kathmandu (APRICOT 2018), Osaka (FIRST TC) and Noumea (APNIC 46). In addition, FIRST’s 2018 Annual Conference was held in Kuala Lumpur.
Complete
  • Participated in 54 security engagements in 2017-18, including presentations delivered at events in Afghanistan, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan, Australia and Republic of Korea.
Complete
  • Network security Technical Assistance engagements in Mongolia and Tokelau.
Complete