Articles in the misc category
Eyeball Networks become an XSF Sponsor
We're happy to announce that Eyeball Networks are the latest organisation to become an XSF Sponsor.
Eyeball Networks pioneered the STUN/TURN/ICE device-to-device connection technologies adopted by communications standards including SIP, XMPP, IMS, PacketCable, IBM Sametime, Microsoft Lync, and now WebRTC. You can read more about them here ...
Posted by willsheward on May, 26, 2015 - filed under misc
An introduction to xmppresearch.org
At the recent Summit 17, we were very happy to welcome Dominik Renzel and István Koren from the recently launched site xmppresearch.org. The declared mission of the project is to:
"collect and to present scientific research work based on XMPP"
The site, which is a collaboration between RWTH Aachen ...
Posted by willsheward on March, 03, 2015 - filed under misc
No, it's not the end of XMPP for Google Talk
There's some recent discussion about the sky falling for XMPP at Google. See this blog post by Dan York for example.
In reality, we don't know the state of XMPP inside Google because they don't share their use of XMPP with the XSF. We do know Android ...
Posted by fippo on March, 02, 2015 - filed under misc
Thank you to new and returning XSF sponsors
We'd like to say a big "thank you" to two companies who have recently signed up as sponsors of the XMPP Standards Foundation.
Erlang Solutions are a new XSF sponsor who specialise in providing businesses with scalable solutions via the creation, integration, delivery and lifetime support of products and ...
Posted by willsheward on February, 16, 2015 - filed under misc
It’s all about choices and control
"Why should I use XMPP?” is a question we get asked a lot. Our answer is often technically-focussed, as there are plenty of reasons XMPP might be the right choice, or we might explain about the benefits of a federated approach - where everyone can run their own server and control ...
Posted by laura on January, 26, 2015 - filed under misc
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 Stridof Clayster is speaking at 2 events in June, focussing in on XMPP and IoT.
Fo those of you over in ...
Posted by laura on May, 30, 2014 - filed under misc
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 ...
Posted by stpeter on May, 19, 2014 - filed under misc
XMPP on the Global Internet of Things Day
#IoTDayStockholm is coordinating several schedules from events in different time zones and will be having workshops ...
Posted by joachim.lindborg on April, 07, 2014 - filed under misc
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/.
Posted by stpeter on April, 04, 2014 - filed under misc
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 ...
Posted by stpeter on March, 21, 2014 - filed under misc
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