Distributed Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Data Channel

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Authors Tirumaleswar Reddy.K  , Mohamed Boucadair  , Kaname Nishizuka  , Liang Xia  , Prashanth Patil  , Andrew Mortensen  , Nik Teague 
Last updated 2017-03-10
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The document specifies a Distributed Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) data channel used for bulk exchange of data not easily or appropriately communicated through the DOTS signal channel under attack conditions. This is a companion document to the DOTS signal channel specification.


Tirumaleswar Reddy.K (tireddy@cisco.com)
Mohamed Boucadair (mohamed.boucadair@orange.com)
Kaname Nishizuka (kaname@nttv6.jp)
Liang Xia (frank.xialiang@huawei.com)
Prashanth Patil (praspati@cisco.com)
Andrew Mortensen (amortensen@arbor.net)
Nik Teague (nteague@verisign.com)

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