By Flavio Luciani, MANRS ambassador, and Carmen Denis Polanco, MANRS fellow Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) are delicate infrastructure and play an important role in the Internet ecosystem.
A World Economic Forum (WEF) report released today recommends that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) should strongly consider joining the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative to improve the security of the Internet’s global routing system
The global routing system is a lot like a water system in a city – it’s vitally important to the Internet and we tend to overlook it until something goes wrong.
The MANRS initiative’s set of Best Current Operational Practices has received recognition from the RIPE community by being published as RIPE-706.
MANRS was founded with the ambitious goal of improving the security and reliability of the global Internet routing system, based on collaboration among participants and shared responsibility for Internet infrastructure.
A MANRS Best Current Operational Practices (BCOP) document has been published. Its objective is to provide guidance to network operators in implementing the MANRS actions.
We are pleased to announce that a Japanese translation of the MANRS document is now available. It is linked from the main MANRS page.
“Prevent traffic with spoofed source IP addresses” is one of the four Expected Actions outlined in the MANRS document, and one that could lead to significant reduction in DDoS attacks and an overall more secure routing syst
Based on the feedback we’ve received over the past few months we have now published an updated document under the name of the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS).