Milestone Met – 100k IPv6 Subnets Announced!

It took about twenty-three years, a couple of IPv6 days, the exhaustion of most of the IPv4 address pools available at Regional Internet Registries (RIRs), and the increase of prices in IPv4 address market, but finally, it looks like IPv6 made it and met one important threshold in November 2020 – 100k IPv6 prefixes are now currently announced on the Internet!   In this…

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BGP Configuration Best Practices

What can be done (and what has been done) about it This is the final installment in the BGP security series and covers BGP configuration best practices. Since BGP lacks an intrinsic mechanism to secure routing, several mechanisms have been adopted to overcome this limitation. Among them, RPKI is the…

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Vulnerabilities of BGP

This blog is the fifth and final installment of a 5-part blog series about the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). You can download the full series in The Comprehensive Guide to BGP, or view individual installments below. Part 1: Happy Birthday to BGP, a Pillar of the Modern InternetPart 2: X-Raying BGPPart…

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How BGP Routing Really Works

This blog is the fourth installment of a 5-part blog series about the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). You can download the full series in The Comprehensive Guide to BGP, or view individual installments below. Part 1: Happy Birthday to BGP, a Pillar of the Modern InternetPart 2: X-Raying BGPPart 3:…

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