Routing security is vital to the future and stability of the Internet and implementing best available and crucial fixes needed to reduce the most common routing threats is important. Some of the available technologies in achieving this include the use Internet Routing Registries (IRR) and Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI). These technologies assist network operators in the following: - Global Validation: Publish your data so others can validate routing information on a global scale. - Filtering: Ensure the correctness of your own announcements and of announcements from your customers to adjacent networks with prefix and AS_PATH granularity
James Chirwa, AFRINIC
A Senior Internet Protocol Analyst with the African Networks Information Center (AFRINIC), James Chirwa is experienced in IP Networks, Systems Engineering and business process improvements.