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
Not started = Not started

Services and resource allocation

ProjectNotesStatus
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 during Q1 2019.
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

IPv6 Readiness

ProjectNotesStatus
Promote IPv6 deployment best practice
  • 31 IPv6 case studies now published on IPv6 web pages.
  • 138 IPv6 blog posts on APNIC Blog (2017-2018), 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,APNIC 44 and APNIC 46.
  • 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
  • 73 IPv6 training sessions delivered in 2017-2018, exceeding delivery target of at least 50 IPv6 training sessions.
Complete
  • Five IPv6 training workshops held in conjunction with the ITU in Thailand, Bhutan and Tonga.
Complete
In progress

Training

ProjectNotesStatus
Expand local face-to-face training
  • Eight new APNIC community trainers added, bringing the total number supported to 15.
Complete
  • 126 training sessions held with 4,144 participants during 2017-2018.
Complete
Expand training curriculum
  • APNIC Academy launch and expansion with five courses (IRM, Cybersecurity, Routing Basics, Policy Development Process, MANRS) and a virtual labs environment.
  • 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

ProjectNotesStatus
Increase engagement with Policy Development Process
  • A total of six webinars and nine policy briefings held at NOG events ahead of APNIC 43-46 to encourage community participation in the PDP.
  • 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 43-46.
  • 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.
  • Policy SIG email invitations to all Members and online promotion to conference delegated to encourage attendance at Policy SIG at all conferences.
  • Published a series of six blog posts reflecting on policies which have made a significant impact.
  • Created a new APNIC Academy course on the Policy Development Process.
Complete

Member engagement

ProjectNotesStatus
Enhanced statistics for industry benchmarking
  • BoF community discussions held at APNIC 43-46 to gather ideas and feedback, and to share progress on statistics product development.
Complete
  • A revamped version of the statistics portal, “Internet Directory”, deployed in Q3 2018, with additional data visualization tools added in Q4 2018.
Complete
Provide continued NOG support
  • 45 NOGs attended and 35 NOG event sponsorships provided in 2017-2018.
  • 24 APNIC technical speakers presented at 21 NOGs and three other community events in 2017-2018.
Complete

Security

ProjectNotesStatus
Increased security training and education resources
  • APNIC Academy ‘Introduction to Cybersecurity’ course launched.
  • Four additional security training courses and webinars 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
  • 53 face-to-face security training courses delivered in 2017-2018.
  • 63 live elearning security training courses delivered in 2017-2018.
  • Cybersecurity workshops held in Kiribati, Tonga, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Australia focusing on security awareness and establishing CERTs/CSIRTs.
  • Two regional Pacific CERT workshops held in Tonga and New Caledonia.
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 a J-root server in Kathmandu, Nepal, an F-root server in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, and a K-root instance in Thimpu, Bhutan.
Complete
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 69 security engagements in 2017-2018, 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