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BGP Incidents: A Brief History and How to Prevent Them

60 minutes

Join Doug Madory, Director of Internet Analysis at Kentik, as he covers the most notable and significant BGP incidents in the history of the internet, from traffic-disrupting leaks to recent crypto-stealing hijacks. Stretching back to the AS7007 leak of 1997, this webinar will use historical perspective to explore the questions: what progress has been made and what is the path to finally securing BGP?

Attendees will learn: 

  • The most notable and significant BGP incidents from 1997 to present day
  • What progress has been made to safeguard against future incidents
  • A path towards finally securing BGP



Doug Madory

Doug Madory is the director of internet analysis for Kentik where he works on internet infrastructure analysis. The Washington Post dubbed him “The Man who can see the Internet” for his reputation in identifying significant developments in the global layout of the internet. Doug is regularly quoted by major news outlets about developments ranging from national blackouts to BGP hijacks to the activation of submarine cables. Prior to Kentik, he was the lead analyst for Oracle’s internet intelligence team (formerly Dyn Research and Renesys).

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60 minutes