The Internet Society and Internet Service Providers Association of India signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday to undertake initiatives and activities to promote Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) in India. MANRS is a program whose primary objective is to reduce the most common threats to the Internet’s routing system. The ISP association includes Airtel, ACT, Aircel, D-VoiS, and several small and medium-sized internet providers. "Routing security is vital to the future and stability of the Internet and MANRS provides simple but concrete steps for network operators that enable dramatically improved Internet security and reliability," ISOC said in a release about the MoU. As part of the MoU, both ISPAI and ISOC will focus on capacity building to promote adoption of MANRS in India, and for mutual assistance. What MANRS does Why is this important? While the Internet is a…
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