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Allison Mankin

Allison Mankin
Director of Verisign Labs, Verisign, Inc.

Allison is the Director of Verisign Labs, a research organization focusing on long-term evolution of the
Internet infrastructure and on open standards-based prototyping. She has been active in Internet engineering
and research for over 25 years, including having served at the Internet Engineering Task Force as an area
director for 10 of those years. She is best known having co-led the IPng Selection Process at IETF (long ago).
Past open source projects include open internet conferencing, multicast and IPv6. Her research and RFCs have been primarily in the areas of TCP and DNS and their security.


Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table E)
Allison Mankin (Verisign, Inc.), Glen Wiley (Verisign, Inc.), Neel Goyal (Verisign, Inc.), Willem Toorop (NLNet Labs)
Learn more about getdns for accessing DNS security and other powerful features. Targeted to application developers, getdns provides both basic and advanced DNS capabilities, while requiring little DNS expertise. Glen, Neel, Willem, and Allison will explain how to leverage DNS to create authenticated services with getdns modes. Read more.
Allison Mankin (Verisign, Inc.), Willem Toorop (NLNet Labs), Neel Goyal (Verisign, Inc.), Glen Wiley (Verisign, Inc.)
The need for secure DNS is more pressing than ever but the current standard API for using the DNS can't take advantage of modern DNS features. We will give an application developers view of DNSSEC and describe the independently written getDNS API specification. We will showcase the open source implementation of the specification built by our team of developers from NLNet Labs and Verisign. Read more.