The Internetdagarna 2011 conference focused on security issues, open or closed internet and IPv6 (which is under developments as the number of IP-addresses is running out). This year’s Internetdagarna was the largest to date, with 1,600 participants and the move to Waterfront Congress Centre was highly positive.
Security that impacts the internet and various scenarios were discussed for how the internet of the future could look. Lynn St Amour, from Internet Society, reported on a rise in the number of countries that block DNSs, i.e. 44 countries now block websites compared with four a few years ago. Bruce Schneier, from BT Counterpane, naturally focused on security issues and talked here about a list of different players who use openings to access various systems. This in turn leads to tougher security solutions.
Harbour Front visited the conference on 21 November at the Waterfront Congress Centre in Stockholm. During the conference we studied trends for mobile services, and the most interesting presentation for us was the session about web vs apps. The continued trend is that businesses see mobile websites as a hygiene factor and apps as a way to position themselves and to show that they also have a presence on this platform.
A slight trend is discernable whereby some players have begun to optimise their websites. This is seen in changes that enable mobile services, which Eva Hamilton says is the fastest growing platform at SVT, and through corporate discussions about website optimisation.
For further reading (swedish only), see the blog article on optimisation by Måns Jonasson from .SE:
“Optimera det som optimeras kan”