An Overview of BGPsec

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (sidr WG)
Authors Matt Lepinski  , Sean Turner 
Last updated 2017-06-16 (latest revision 2016-06-23)
Replaces draft-lepinski-bgpsec-overview
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Document shepherd Sandra Murphy
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This document provides an overview of a security extension to the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) referred to as BGPsec. BGPsec improves security for BGP routing.


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Sean Turner (

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