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Security Requirements for BGP Path Validation

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Steven Bellovin , Randy Bush , David Ward
Last updated 2012-01-25 (Latest revision 2011-03-07)
Replaced by draft-ietf-sidr-bgpsec-reqs, RFC 7353
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document describes requirements for a future BGP security protocol design to provide cryptographic assurance that the origin AS had the right to announce the prefix and to provide assurance of the AS Path of the announcement.


Steven Bellovin
Randy Bush
David Ward

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