Warren Kumari

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Warren Kumari currently works for Google in the Internet Evangelism group, and has been with the company since 2005. He has over 20 years of experience in the Internet industry, ranging from tiny start-up ISPs to large enterprises. Prior to serving as IETF Operations and Management Area director Warren chaired the OpSec, OpsAWG, DPRIVE, DANE and CAPPORT working groups.

Warren is also active in ICANN, serving on the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC), is a consultant to Internet Systems Consortium (ISC, the operator of F-Root) and represents ISC on the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC). He is also serves on the ICANN Technical Experts Groups and as SSAC liaison to the ccNSO TLD-OPS group.


rfc5635 Aug 2009 Remote Triggered Black Hole Filtering with Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding (uRPF)
rfc6472 Dec 2011 Recommendation for Not Using AS_SET and AS_CONFED_SET in BGP
rfc6583 Mar 2012 Operational Neighbor Discovery Problems
rfc7304 Jul 2014 A Method for Mitigating Namespace Collisions
rfc7342 Aug 2014 Practices for Scaling ARP and Neighbor Discovery (ND) in Large Data Centers
rfc7344 Sep 2014 Automating DNSSEC Delegation Trust Maintenance
rfc7535 May 2015 AS112 Redirection Using DNAME
rfc7607 Aug 2015 Codification of AS 0 Processing
rfc7646 Sep 2015 Definition and Use of DNSSEC Negative Trust Anchors
rfc7706 Nov 2015 Decreasing Access Time to Root Servers by Running One on Loopback
rfc7710 Dec 2015 Captive-Portal Identification Using DHCP or Router Advertisements (RAs)
rfc7871 May 2016 Client Subnet in DNS Queries
rfc8110 Mar 2017 Opportunistic Wireless Encryption
rfc8145 Apr 2017 Signaling Trust Anchor Knowledge in DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC)
rfc8198 Jul 2017 Aggressive Use of DNSSEC-Validated Cache