CTA Webinar – The Road Not Taken: Why Routing Security Matters
Join us for a CTA Fireside Chat, The Road Not Taken: Why Routing Security Matters, with Alissa Starzak, Head of Public Policy at Cloudflare, and Michael Daniel, President and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance.
Date: July 30, 2020
Time: 12:15 PM EDT
Most people do not think very much about how information flows across the Internet. It just seems to work. However, the process of “routing” or determining the paths information will use is managed by several fundamental protocols. One of those protocols, called the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), has very little security built into it. As a result, bad actors are able to abuse this protocol to misroute traffic, allowing them to conduct espionage or commit cybercrime. Improving BGP security would substantially improve the Internet’s overall security. On this webinar, we will discuss some steps the telecommunications and cybersecurity communities are taking to improve BGP security and where we need to go in the future.