Three of the best: Cybersecurity

By on 3 Jan 2020

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Part of the ‘Three of the best’ series, highlighting the most popular posts from the past 12 months.

Cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic for network operators around the region, with BGP route leaks and hijacks making headlines, along with the ever-present need to stay one step ahead of malicious actors.

Here are three of our popular security-related posts from 2019:

  1. Why is securing BGP just so damn hard? — Geoff Huston ponders why some Internet issues are so challenging to solve, while others seem to be effortless and appear to solve themselves.
  2. Forcing attackers to be 100% right — Rick McElroy explains how some tweaks to how we approach network security can tip the balance back in the favour of defenders.
  3. Securing BGP on the host with origin validation — Learn to configure Route Origin Validation for the increasingly popular data centre approach, BGP on the host.

What cybersecurity concerns do you have for the future? Share your comments below.

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