Using External Security Monitors to Secure BGP

  title={Using External Security Monitors to Secure BGP},
  author={Patrick Reynolds and Oliver Kennedy and Emin G{\"u}n Sirer and Fred B. Schneider},
External security monitors (ESMs) are a new network component for securing legacy protocols without requiring modifications to existing hardware, software, or the protocol. An ESM is an additional host that checks each message sent by a legacy host against a safety specification. ESMs use trusted hardware to assure remote principals that the safety specification is being enforced; ESMs use an overlay network to alert each other about invalid behavior and to initiate remedial actions. N-BGP is… CONTINUE READING


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