[Members] Update on "Push for XMPP as mandatory standard for message exchange in Dutch Healthcare"

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Sun Jan 12 10:48:55 UTC 2020


On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 22:33, <eevvoor at mailbox.org> wrote:

> Klingt heel erg leuk. Gefeliciteerd voor jouw inzet.
> Mijn Nederlands is niet zo goed maar om je hulp hebt nodig met relatie tot
> Duitsland ben ik berijbar via eevvoor at jabber.fr
> De situatie hier betreffend de gezondheidssysteem is slecht.
>
>
End to end encryption in action? :-)

My Dutch isn't very good either, but this area does both interest me and
relate to my work very closely, so I'd really appreciate keeping this in
English please! Sorry for my linguistic inability.


> > Winfried Tilanus <winfried at tilanus.com> hat am 10. Januar 2020 um 16:47
> geschrieben:
> >
> >
> > On 6/6/19 11:49 PM, Winfried Tilanus wrote:
> >
> > This summer I wrote about this push I am attempting. Now a half year
> > later, time for an update.
> >
> > Originally I planned to bypass the working group working on a mandatory
> > standard for secure communication in Dutch by Healthcare by creating a
> > POC of secure communication over XMPP. That is not necessary anymore. I
> > managed to acquire a prominent place in the official working group and
> > have even found a strong ally there: it turned out that one of bigger
> > vendors of IM systems in Dutch Healthcare, KPN zorg messenger
> > (https://www.ezorg.nl/kpn-zorg-messenger/) is using XMPP as backend and
> > is willing to standardize to XMPP. (BTW: Cisco Netherlands is also
> > participating).
> >
> > The process will be more or less:
> > 1 mandating a small writers group
> > 2 the small group drafts a security standard for IM in healthcare
> > 3 accepting the IM part by the 'big committee'
> > 4 translate it to a mandatory interop standard
> > 5 do interop testing with it
> >
> > It is for 99% sure I will be in the small writers group. In step 2&3
> > there will be a lot of political maneuvering to get the security
> > standard fit for the protocol that will be chosen in step 4. One of the
> > bigger uncertainties in the process is the Matrix versus XMPP
> > discussion. I have my preference (as I expect most here will have), but
> > I will need to convince the others in the big committee about it too. So
> > any help here is welcome.
> >
> > On a separate, but not fully unrelated track: the Dutch government
> > mandates a list of obligatory open standards to use by the National
> > Dutch government. I want to try to push XMPP as open standard for IM on
> > that list. It would be very helpful to have 2-3 Dutch Governmental
> > bodies that are using XMPP and that are willing to back a push for XMPP.
> > If anybody knows such organizations, please let me know!
> >
> > I'll keep you posted, and let me know if you have any information or
> > sources that may help me.
> >
> > Winfried
> >
> >
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail.jabber.org/pipermail/members/attachments/20200112/bade3d85/attachment.html>


More information about the Members mailing list