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Challenge timeline

  • 2020-09-xy 15 Communication challenge proposal presented to esg, proposal got acceptedthe eduGAIN Steering Group meeting.
  • 2020-12-04 Announcement of the challenge dates to esg and participantsthe eduGAIN Steering Group via the eSG mailing list.
  • 2020-12-15 Start of the challenge.
  • 2020-12-23 End of the challenge.
  • 2020-12-23 Public report available (this wiki)

Challenge announcement and start


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The challenge started the 16th of December around 13:11pm UTC, with all communication challenge messages sent between 13:11:06 and 13:12:54.

What was assessed

Besides the validity of the available contact addresses also the reaction time was measured. This information was collected to be used as input for a later discussion on response times. The community would need to define target reaction times, which are regarded to be useful to be used in security incident coordination situations.