Darshak Thakore is a Principal Architect in the Security Technologies team at CableLabs. Thakore is a cable industry professional who enjoys developing standards-based solutions to challenging industry-wide problems. Thakore co-chairs the DDoS SIG in M3AAWG and has been an active contributor in a number of standards organizations including IETF, Wi-Fi Alliance, W3C, UPnP/DLNA and OCF among others. Thakore is on a mission to evolve and develop our network platforms and protocols to address oncoming security and privacy challenges posed by emerging “Internet of Things” and cloud-based services. Ask Darshak about the Micronets initiative and the DDoS Information Sharing project.