Accountable Internet Protocol (AIP)

David G. Andersen, Hari Balakrishnan, Nick Feamster, Teemu Koponen, Daekyeong Moon, Scott Shenker
ACM SIGCOMM, Seattle, WA, August 2008

This paper presents AIP (Accountable Internet Protocol), a network architecture that provides accountability as a first-order property. AIP uses a hierarchy of self-certifying addresses, in which each component is derived from the public key of the corresponding entity. We discuss how AIP enables simple solutions to source spoofing, denial-of-service, route hijacking, and route forgery. We also discuss how AIP's design meets the challenges of scaling, key management, and traffic engineering.

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Bibtex Entry:

   author =       "David G. Andersen and Hari Balakrishnan and Nick Feamster and Teemu Koponen and Daekyeong Moon and Scott Shenker",
   title =        "{Accountable Internet Protocol (AIP)}",
   booktitle =    {ACM SIGCOMM},
   year =         {2008},
   month =        {August},
   address =      {Seattle, WA}