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backbone threats [Re: key change for TCP-MD5]

  • From: Pekka Savola
  • Date: Tue Jun 27 01:06:29 2006

On Wed, 21 Jun 2006, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
There is a fine line between being dilligent about security, and wasting
your time trying to solve problems that don't exist, which I think has
been crossed in the discussion.
While TCP-MD5 could be useful in some cases (mainly in Internet Exchanges), I mostly agree with RAS that the big picture isn't necessarily clear.

Hence, this is my chance to plug my view of it:

It's a short document, less than 15 pages. Comments are welcome.

The goal of the document is to be able to better convey the real story both between the operator-operator and operator-IETF interfaces :-)

Pekka Savola "You each name yourselves king, yet the
Netcore Oy kingdom bleeds."
Systems. Networks. Security. -- George R.R. Martin: A Clash of Kings