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A deep-dive into routing security and MANRS

March 9th at 10AM CET

This is a more technical workshop to improve knowledge and skills in BGP and routing security. It will use hands-on activities to teach current industry best practices in both IPv4 and IPv6 in a dual-stack infrastructure. Topics include:​

  • Overview of BGP & IGP​
  • BGP traffic engineering tools (Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities etc)​
  • BGP Operations and Security (RFC7454)​
  • Network ingress filtering (BCP38 and BCP84)​
  • Overview of the Internet Routing Registry​
  • Introduction to RPSL​
  • Introduction to RPKI (ROA and ROV)​
  • Lab (online lab)​


This session will be presented by Aftab Siddiqui, Senior Manager, Internet Technology – Asia-Pacific, at the Internet Society.

Aftab Siddiqui​
Aftab Siddiqui​
Senior Manager, Internet Technology
Aftab Siddiqui joined the Internet Society (ISOC) as a Technical Engagement Manager in November 2016.​

Prior to joining ISOC, Aftab worked as an Australian network integrator and at a Pakistani ISP. He has a strong technical and operational background. Mr. Siddiqui has been a key contributor to the global, regional, and local efforts in the APNIC community and has been an active participant in SANOG, APNIC/APRICOT and MENOG for many years.  Aftab has increased participation and membership of ICANN's ASO and will be a technical resource to the APAC bureau and a member of the Internet Technology Office, focusing on Deploy360 efforts.​

Aftab Siddiqui is located in Sydney, Australia.