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Melinda Shore

Melinda Shore is a Principal Security Architect at Fastly, where she works on PKI and TLS-related problems. She's been active in the IETF since the mid-1990s, having brought in some of the earliest middlebox traversal work. Her computing background was originally in operating systems and distributed and parallel computing, and has spent much of her career hopping back and forth between academia and networking companies (the latter including Nokia and Cisco). Melinda's undergraduate degree is in music theory (Ithaca College) and her doctoral work (incomplete) was in information retrieval (University of Chicago).


Role Group Email
At Large Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg)
Reviewer Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Tech Advisor Human Rights Protocol Considerations (hrpc)

RFCs (4)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 3237 Jan 2002 Requirements for Reliable Server Pooling 5 RFCs
RFC 3304 Aug 2002 Middlebox Communications (midcom) Protocol Requirements 7 RFCs
RFC 7279 May 2014 An Acceptable Use Policy for New ICMP Types and Codes
RFC 9102 Aug 2021 TLS DNSSEC Chain Extension

Active Internet-Drafts (0)

Melinda has no active Internet-Drafts as of 2024-02-29.

Expired Internet-Drafts (21)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity