version 1.2.0

The NTPsec Project is pleased to announce the tagging of version 1.2.0

The minor version bump is to indicate official official support of RFC8915 "Network Time Security for the Network Time Protocol" which was released 2020-09-30.

For other changes since the previous release, please consult the project NEWS.adoc file at

Getting this release

You can clone the git repo from and you can download the release tarballs with sums and signatures from

This release is signed with the GPG key id E57235D22764129FA4F2F4D17F52608ED0E49D76 which is a new key.

About today

On this day in 1783, Benjamin Hanks received a patent for a self-winding clock he planned to install in the Old Dutch Church in Kingston, New York, supposedly making it the first public clock in what became the New York City metropolitan area.