Received a Saturday morning ping on Twitter from Doug Madory, Director of Internet Analysis at Kentik, highlighting a major Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) hijack event overnight. My weekend is sorted, but let’s dig into this incident and learn from the lesson.
By Dr. Bahaa Al-Musawi, MANRS Fellow (2020 cohort) Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI), as defined in RFC 6810, was proposed to authenticate the relationship between a prefix and its origination. While it has many advantages, such as reducing route leaks, the system introduces some security issues.
By Augusto Mathurin, MANRS Fellow (2020 Cohort) While the MANRS team has already covered Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) security and the MANRS Year in Review for 2020, we can analyze BGP incidents gathered from different sources and through different lenses.
Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) and cloud providers exchange trafﬁc with thousands of other networks so data can ﬂow efﬁciently around the world, and their participation in MANRS ampliﬁes the positive effect they have on routing security and the routing hygiene of networks they pee
By Dr. Bahaa Al-Musawi, MANRS Fellow (2020 cohort) Despite its critical role in Internet connectivity, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is still highly vulnerable to different types of attacks.
One of the biggest events of the year is APRICOT, the annual Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies. This year, it offers online technical training from February 22 to 26, and the conference itself from March 1 to 4.
Over the past year, COVID-19 underlined the importance of a secure and resilient Internet to ensure we stay connected online.
On 1 February, Myanmar’s army took power in a coup against the elected government and detained the civilian leadership. Restrictions to the Internet were reported as people woke up to the news. Internet Society’s Insight portal covered the Internet shutdown in detail.
It’s usually not good news to get a Twitter notification from Qrator on a Saturday morning. Unfortunately, this one was no exception