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Internet & Scalable Systems Metrology Group (ISSMG)


The ISSMG works with industry to improve the quality and timeliness of emerging standard specifications for next-generation distributed information systems based upon Internet technologies.  The emphasis of the group is on innovating and applying advanced measurement science to increase the trustworthiness and expand the applicability of potentially disruptive Internet technologies.  

Competencies of the group include: modeling and analysis of emerging Internet technologies, measurement science for scalable information systems, design and evaluation of advanced network test and measurement techniques, and rapid prototyping and empirical measurement of early protocol designs.


Border Gateway Protocol - Robustness and Security—There has been significant interest recently in detecting and mitigating routing anomalies in the operation of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). Major incidents have been reported in recent months …

Internet Infrastructure Protection (IIP)—The Internet infrastructure is insecure and unreliable, we are trying to fix that.

  • Technical Activities - go here.

General Information:
301-975-3630  Telephone
301-975-6238  Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 8920
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8920