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Upcoming events

Until our new website launches with a dedicated ‘whats on’ section, I wanted to share some events coming up that might be of interest to our community. Rikard Strid of Clayster is speaking at 2 events in June, focussing in on XMPP and IoT. Fo those of you over in America (or for those that [...]

May 30, 2014

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Happy Encrypted Network!

Today, a large number of services on the public XMPP network permanently turned on mandatory encryption for client-to-server and server-to-server connections (there’s a fine summary here). This is the first step toward making the XMPP network more secure for all users. Stay tuned for more updates as we work on ubiquitous authentication, secure DNS, end-to-end [...]

May 19, 2014

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XMPP on the Global Internet of Things Day

The 9th of april is the Global IoT day  (Internet of Things day)  on the site  iotday.org and on iotlive.org events and meetups around the world are celebrating and connecting live devices. #IoTDayStockholm is coordinating several schedules from events in different time zones and will be having workshops creating XMPP IoT enabled devices. These will [...]

April 7, 2014

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Security Notice: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption with Highly-Compressed XMPP Stanzas

The XMPP Standards Foundation has published a security notice describing an uncontrolled resource consumption vulnerability in several XMPP server implementations that support application-layer compression. Details can be found at <http://xmpp.org/resources/security-notices/uncontrolled-resource-consumption-with-highly-compressed-xmpp-stanzas/>.

April 4, 2014

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Third Security Test Day

Tomorrow sees the third security test day. Security test days help XMPP operators test-run with strong encryption settings prior to the big encryption switch-over scheduled for 19 May 2014. A large number of XMPP sites have already signed up to the ubiquitous encryption manifesto. More so, some of the participating sites have already permanently enabled [...]

March 21, 2014

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