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Re: AW: How to attract new members to the WoT IG?

From: Soumya Kanti Datta <Soumya-Kanti.Datta@eurecom.fr>
Date: Thu, 12 May 2016 14:42:51 +0200
Message-ID: <20160512144251.akiksbttco8gcg4s@webmail.eurecom.fr>
To: Frank Reusch <frank.reusch@lemonbeat.com>
Cc: "public-wot-ig@w3.org" <public-wot-ig@w3.org>
Hi Frank,

I am on board with your idea and would support you. I am going to  
start looking into security, privacy and trust in my work preety soon.  
But I would not be able to travel to next F2F but attend remotely.


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Quoting Frank Reusch <frank.reusch@lemonbeat.com>:

> Soumya,
> good idea. In Beijing I want to present some remarks regarding WoT  
> security. A lot of organizations and experts define scopes for their  
> outcomes. If you make an overlaying of all this scopes you can find  
> gaps. I want to develop a holistic view of WoT/IoT security in some  
> iterations. In front of Beijing I want to discuss this first draft  
> with Oliver and members of this IG, which are interested in this  
> theme. Hope you are on board.  Meanwhile I make some interviews with  
> security experts outside W3C. After the final iteration we´ll have a  
> complete view regarding WoT/IoT security. This complete view is much  
> bigger than our WoT scope, but we know all interdependencies in this  
> area. May be other W3C WG can benefit from this.
> PS: Continuous improvement / Kaizen is a strong part of this  
> approach, ´cause the world is evolving dynamically.
> Frank
> Von: Soumya Kanti Datta [mailto:Soumya-Kanti.Datta@eurecom.fr]
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 12. Mai 2016 04:21
> An: public-wot-ig@w3.org
> Betreff: Re: How to attract new members to the WoT IG?
> Dave,
> I agree that semantics and security are really vital for WoT. At the  
>  same time, we must keep in mind that WoT or IoT is highly   
> interdisciplinary. Therefore, it would be good to create a best   
> practices deliverable/document (showing guidelines for global   
> interoperability) to attract the developers.
> Soumya
> Research Engineer, EURECOM, France | +33658194342 | @skdatta2010 |
> https://sites.google.com/site/skdunfolded | Skype id: soumyakantidatta
> On 11-05-2016 19:49, Dave Raggett wrote:
> What do we need to do in the IG charter to make it easier to attract  
>  new members?  Before writing a pull request, it makes sense to  
> first  discuss this challenge and see what ideas emerge and where we  
> have a  rough consensus.
> When talking with people in IoT alliances and other standards   
> development organisations, I have seen that there is general   
> agreement on the importance of semantic interoperability and   
> security.  W3C is respected for its work on standards relating to   
> RDF and linked data, and is expected to take the lead on enabling   
> declarative domain models and constraints.
> For security, so far each organisation has approached this   
> independently. This risks problems for end to end security for   
> services that span platforms specified by different organisations.    
> Without shared trust assumptions, parties will only be able to share  
>  data that is marked as being publicly accessible.  By focusing on   
> inter-platform standards for the IoT, W3C has a mission to work with  
>  the IoT organisations to encourage alignment over trust assumptions  
>  for security and how to describe this in metadata.
> We have very few people currently in the IG with the requisite   
> experience. What do we need to do in the new IG charter to help   
> attract such people?
> Do you agree that semantics and security are critical to realising   
> the potential for the Web of Things?
> One idea would be to add explicit deliverables on semantic modelling  
>  and end to end security, what do you think?
> ?
>    Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org<mailto:dsr@w3.org>>

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