Backbone Infrastructure Attacks and Protections

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Author Pekka Savola 
Last updated 2007-01-16
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A number of countermeasures for attacks against service provider backbone network infrastructure have been specified or proposed, each of them usually targeting a subset of the problem space. There has never been a more generic analysis of the actual problems, and which countermeasures are even necessary (and where). This document tries to provide that higher-level view.


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