rpki vs. secure dns?

Matthias Waehlisch waehlisch at ieee.org
Sat Apr 28 03:55:08 CDT 2012


  line 408 ff. in the IETF 83 SIDR minutes

  * http://www.ietf.org/proceedings/83/minutes/minutes-83-sidr.txt



Cheers
  matthias

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On Fri, 27 Apr 2012, Paul Vixie wrote:

> http://tech.slashdot.org/story/12/04/27/2039237/engineers-ponder-easier-fix-to-internet-problem
> 
> > "The problem: Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) enables routers to
> > communicate about the best path to other networks, but routers don't
> > verify the route 'announcements.' When routing problems erupt, 'it's
> > very difficult to tell if this is fat fingering on a router or
> > malicious
> > <http://www.itworld.com/security/272320/engineers-ponder-easier-fix-dangerous-internet-problem>,'
> > said Joe Gersch, chief operating officer for Secure64, a company that
> > makes Domain Name System (DNS) server software. In a well-known
> > incident, Pakistan Telecom made an error with BGP after Pakistan's
> > government ordered in 2008 that ISPs block YouTube, which ended up
> > knocking Google's service offline
> > <http://slashdot.org/story/08/02/25/1322252/pakistan-youtube-block-breaks-the-world>.
> > A solution exists, but it's complex, and deployment has been slow. Now
> > experts have found an easier way."
> 
> this seems late, compared to the various commitments made to rpki in
> recent years. is anybody taking it seriously?
> 
> 



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