Infrastructure issues are frouped into three layers:

  • The telecommunication infrastructure, through which all Internet ttraffic flows.
  • The Internet technical standards and services, the infrastructure that makes the Internet work (e.g. TCP/IP: Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol; DNS: Domain Name Services; SSL: Secure Sockets Layer).
  • The content and applications standards (e.g. HTML: HyperText Markup Language; XML: eXtensible Markup Language).


Caribbean Internet infrastructure expert Shernon Osepa will be a special guest at the IGCBP12 Islands and Americas class meeting today, to answer questions about critical Internet resources, especially for Caribbean and island countries.

This research presents an example of how evidence-based policy-making can lead to bandwidth optimisation in a university network, giving rise to improved network performance and cost savings.

From an Internet governance perspective, multilingualism and security have been two of the cornerstone themes since its inception. The security theme addresses topics regarding the Domain Names System (DNS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Internet attacks, security awareness, and policies and legal measures to ensure a safe and secure Internet experience. Security is a very diverse area...

The courses offer in-depth understanding of a wide range of topics. They take place on Diplo’s e-learning platform, supported by Web 2.0 interactive tools, allowing participants to learn and participate in a flexible, convenient way.

The rich blend of lecture texts, certified tutors, and collaboration among class participants working and studying in diverse, related fields, offers the...