The fundamentals of Internet routing are still largely unsecured. A few recent events showed the fragility of BGP routing and the full scale of impact of a BGP leak. On June 24th, 2019, a large BGP leak disrupted of lot of the Internet traffic worldwide.
This presentation will expose basic concepts about route leaks, a bit of history, and then unfold the events of June 24th, with some focus on the Africa continent. What efforts is the industry undergoing to address that systemic issue? What counter-measures are available today to protect your network and your customers?
Prior to joining Cloudflare, Jérôme helped build large Internet Service Providers in France including Tiscali and Telecom Italia.