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Improving Technical Security 6 October 2015

Minding Our Routing Security MANRS At NANOG 65

Dan York
By Dan YorkDirector, Web Strategy & Project Lead, Open Standards Everywhere

Why and what kind of collective effort is needed to improve the security and resilience of the global Internet routing system? This will be the topic today at NANOG 65 in Montreal during the Security track from 11:30-1:00 EDT.   Our Andrei Robachevsky is moderating a panel is named “How can we work together to improve security and resilience of the global routing system?” and the panelists include:

  • Andrei Robachevsky (Internet Society), moderator
  • Job Snijders (NTT)
  • Rob Hagens (Zayo)
  • Andree Toonk (BGPmon)
  • Tony Tauber (Comcast)

One of the approaches to addressing this question is the Routing Resilience Manifesto initiative, which features the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) document. This initiative was launched last year by several leading network operators and combines public commitment and action as well as a minimum baseline for routing security.

The NANOG 65 panelists include operators that have joined MANRS, will explore how such initiative can make a difference, what should be improved and how to get a wider adoption. Hopefully this will spark some discussion in the audience regarding the merits of such approach and its efficacy, as well as invite constructive suggestions for improvements and support.

If you are at NANOG 65 today, please do visit the Security track and engage in this important discussion.  Unfortunately the session will not be webcast or recorded, but Andrei plans to write a post later with more information about what happened.

Meanwhile, please do check out the MANRS document and sign up to join the movement to make the Internet’s routing infrastructure more secure and resilient!

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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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