MANRS, IXPs, and Routing Security in the News

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for routing security. First, on 23 April, we introduced a new category of MANRS participants aimed specifically at Internet Exchange Points. Then, just two days later, we learned about yet another BGP hijacking wreaking havoc, which could have been avoided if more networks across the globe implemented the MANRS for Network Operators Actions.

All of this has resulted in several news articles recently. Here’s a roundup of the coverage.

Related to the IXP Programme:

And articles relating MANRS as a solution for BGP hijacking:

It’s great to see MANRS and routing security getting the media coverage it deserves. We encourage all network operators and IXPs to join MANRS as we work together to improve the security and resilience of the Internet’s routing system.

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