Prof. Latif Ladid
IPv6-based Internet Empowering Super IoT, 5G and Blockchain while Cybersecurity is looming
Abstract: The recent Mckinsey report on IoT projects 3 to 11 Trillion $ of IoT business by 2025. IoT is just the Internet sneaking everywhere. The current deployment of IoT is run over NAT converted logically to InterNAT of Things. The Hackers cannot wait to go after small fish to take down networks for money.
4G is deployed over NAT except with top notch ISPs like T-Mobile in the US using IPv6 and serving v4 customers with v4 as a service or due to simply lack of v4 address space such as in India with Reliance Jio deploying 4G with IPv6 and capturing 250 Million 4G users, basically demonstrating a great case of a greenfield scenario leapfrogging developing countries into use of IPv6 w/o even knowing it.
Blockchain is hailed to save the planet with its security. Again the usual hype hits the road as Blockchain is based on IPv4/NAT and the July 2018 hack of the keys got BiCoin stumbling from 20 K$ to 5K$. However people are not aware of these issues and keep speculating with BitCoin and even some have lost their keys as it’s the case for one who lost 75 M$. This Digital coin is not made for a layman.
This talk will restore some sanity in looking at the historical developments of these technologies and learn from past mistakes and mind boggling hypes.
Latif Ladid is a Senior Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As a member of Secan-Lab, he works on multiple European Commission Next Generation Technologies IST Projects, including: 6INIT, www.6init.org - First Pioneer IPv6 Research Project; 6WINIT, Euro6IX, www.euro6ix.org ; Eurov6, www.eurov6.org ; NGNi, www.ngni.org ; Project initiator of SEINIT, www.seinit.org and SecurIST, www.securitytaskforce.org.
Latif initiated the new EU project u-2010 to research Emergency & Disaster and Crisis Management, www.u-2010.eu, re-launched the Public Safety Communication Forum, www.publicsafetycommunication.eu, supported the new IPv6++ EU Research Project called EFIPSANS, www.efipsans.org and the new safety & Security Project using IPv6 called Secricom, www.secricom.eu and co-initiated the new EU Coordination of the European Future Internet Forum for Member States called ceFIMS: www.ceFIMS.eu.
He holds the following positions: President, IPv6 FORUM www.ip6forum.org, Chair, European IPv6 Task Force www.ipv6.eu, Emeritus Trustee, Internet Society www.isoc.org, Board Member IPv6 Ready & Enabled Logos Program and Board Member World Summit Award www.wsis-award.org.
Latif is also a Member of 3GPP PCG (www.3gpp.org), 3GPP2 PCG (www.3gpp2.org), Vice Chair, IEEE ComSoc EntNET (www.comsoc.org/~entnet/), Member of UN Strategy Council, member of IEC Executive Committee, Board member of AW2I, Board Member of Nii Quaynor Institute for Research in Africa, and member of the Future Internet Forum EU Member States, representing Luxembourg: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/activities/foi/lead/fif/index_en.htm.