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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

Abbreviations / Acronyms / Synonyms:

Definitions:

  The internet standards organization made up of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers that defines protocol standards (e.g., IP, TCP, DNS) through process of collaboration and consensus.
Sources:
NIST SP 1800-16B
NIST SP 1800-16C under Internet Engineering Task Force
NIST SP 1800-16D

  The Internet Engineering Task Force is the premier Internet standards body that develops open Internet standards.
Sources:
NIST TN 2060 under Internet Engineering Task Force