The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is funding the following industry and academic groups involved in developing open source tools aimed at securing the Internet's Border Gateway Protocol-based (BGP) routing infrastructure (Also read: "Fed plots massive Internet routing security upgrade.")
-- The University of Oregon's Route Views Project, which provides a real-time view of Internet routing for network operators.
-- Pre-fix Hijack Alert System, which is under development by Colorado State as a routing data-analysis tool for network operators.
-- Open Source Relying Party Resource Public Key Infrastructure software developed by BBN.
This story, "Four open-source BGP tools" was originally published by Network World.