Geoff Huston

Geoff Huston

Author & Chief Scientist at APNIC
Joined on September 6, 2003
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Geoff Huston holds a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. from the Australian National University. He has been closely involved with the development of the Internet for the past decade, particularly within Australia, where he was responsible for the initial build of the Internet within the Australian academic and research sector. Huston is currently the Chief Scientist in the Internet area for Telstra. He is also the Executive Director of the Internet Architecture Board, and is a member of the APNIC Executive Committee.

Geoff is also author of The ISP Survival Guide, ISBN 0-471-31499-4, Internet Performance Survival Guide: QoS Strategies for Multiservice Networks, ISBN 0471-378089, and coauthor of Quality of Service: Delivering QoS on the Internet and in Corporate Networks, ISBN 0-471- 24358-2, a collaboration with Paul Ferguson. All three books are published by John Wiley & Sons.

Topic Interests

IPv6Internet ProtocolIP AddressingCybersecurityNetworksMobile InternetTelecomICANNRegional RegistriesInternet GovernancePolicy & RegulationDomain NamesDNSEnumVoIPDDoSSpamDNS SecurityMultilinguismTop-Level DomainsWirelessP2PPrivacyCybercrimeCyberattackRegistry ServicesAccess ProvidersWhite SpaceBroadbandNet NeutralityIntellectual PropertyWebIPTVWhoisMalwareInternet of Things

Recent Blogs

An Overview of the 27th DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center Meetings

An Opinion in Defence of NATs

The Internet's Gilded Age

The Root of the DNS

Notes from NANOG 69

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