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BGP Security Requirements

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (rpsec WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Blaine Christian , Tony Tauber
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2008-11-03)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired (IESG: Dead)
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Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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Responsible AD David Ward
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The security of BGP, the Border Gateway Protocol, is critical to the proper operation of large-scale internetworks, both public and private. While securing the information transmitted between two BGP speakers is a relatively easy technical matter, securing BGP, as a routing system, is more complex. This document describes a set of requirements for securing BGP and the routing information carried within BGP.


Blaine Christian
Tony Tauber

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