June 9, 2021

Learn how UW-IT is bolstering regional network security for higher education

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The routing infrastructure of the UW-IT-operated Pacific Northwest Gigapop (PNWGP) service features reinforced defenses against attempts to spoof legitimate network traffic. These security efforts are part of a global initiative that advocates for crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats that aim to get at systems and data, and it is supported by the Internet Society, whose mission is to work for an open, globally connected, secure, and trustworthy Internet for everyone.