Make BGP Great Again, Er, No, for the First Time

NIST Backs Internet Route Security Brainwave

A proposal for securing BGP – the protocol that lays out the traffic pathways of the internet – has a another backer: NIST, aka America's National Institute for Standards and Technology. The US government agency has issued a discussion paper outlining the use of Route Origin Validation (ROV) to protect the notoriously all-too-trusting Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) from route hijacking.


Read more at: The Register