I'm Shumon Huque, a software engineer and technologist. You can read more about me here.

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Banff and Jasper Vacation

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We visited Banff and Jasper National Parks in the Canadian Rockies earlier this month. It was unusually cool for this time of year, even for the Canadian Roc...

IETF102 and Montreal

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I was in Montreal this month to attend IETF102 and several side meetings just before it.

Volunteer Time at Spirit Open Equestrian

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With work colleagues, I recently did some volunteering work at a local non-profit, Spirit Open Equestrian, which offers numerous healing programs involving t...

Around London with my brother

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I’ve been in London for nearly a week and a half for the IETF 101 meeting, and stayed the weekend after to visit and catch up with my (many) relatives here. ...

Arecibo Observatory

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I’m in Puerto Rico for the DNS-OARC Workshop and ICANN 61 meeting. Yesterday, with some conference friends, we visited the world famous Arecibo Observatory. ...

Website reboot

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I’ve redone my website, something I’ve been planning to do for quite a while. I’m now using the Pelican static site generator. Over the next few days, I will...

Srimongol Village visit

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We visited (completely unannounced) a small village in Srimongol, Bangladesh on this day. The locals (and especially the kids) were delighted to see us. And ...

Singapore Zoo

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Photos from the Singapore Zoo, which I visited with some IETF100 colleagues, on Nov 17th 2017.

Photos from Rocky Mountains

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We went on vacation earlier this month to visit two US National Parks renowned for their spectacular natural scenery: Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorad...

Talks at Fall 2015 DNS-OARC Workshop

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I attended the Fall 2015 DNS-OARC workshop in Montreal, Canada earlier this month. DNS-OARC is the “DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center”, and the p...

Key Transparency for DNSSEC?

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At the recent IETF meeting in Toronto, there was an interesting discussion in the trans working group on DNSSEC certificate transparency, and there is a (ver...

I’ve left Penn for a new job

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After more than 20 years of working at Penn (University of Pennsylvania), I’ve decided to take a new job as Principal Research Scientist at Verisign Labs, th...

An IPv6 Success Story – Galois

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The following article was contributed by Paul Heinlein, a systems administrator at Galois. Paul attended my full day IPv6 training course at USENIX LISA 2013...

EDU Top Level Domain statistics

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Some DNS Top Level Domain (TLD) operators publish statistics about their DNS zones. Some others have a zone file access program that allows others to examine...

USENIX interviews - IPv6 and DNSSEC

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I’m giving full day tutorials on IPv6 and DNSSEC at the upcoming USENIX LISA conference in Washington DC in November. Matt Simmons interviewed me about both ...

ISC DLV registry usage

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On a LinkedIn forum, Dan York of the Internet Society recently asked a question about who still uses the ISC DNSSEC Lookaside Validation (DLV) registry. Whil...

DNS Amplification Attacks

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There has been a lot of talk recently about DNS amplification attacks (with prominent news reports of high bandwidth attacks targeted at anti-spam services, ...

ISOC ION Panel - Advancing the Network

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“I tend to think of IPv6 & DNSSEC both a little bit like global warming … something that is developing kind of slowly … they’re both inevitable, it’s a j...