If protecting the core includes protecting the core from further at the
edges, then the folks running core components need to require those who
connect to them to implement such protection (ingress filtering and
whatever other measures are deemed helpful).
> > - Starting at the core, which is who the Feds buy the most IP from,
> > still makes life a lot simpler if and when we get the "big one"
> > in terms of cyber-attack.
> Is not the problem with this that few if any attacks originate in the
> core, and by the time the traffics start getting aggregated there it is
> already more or less to late?
> - kurtis -
I'm getting at attacks *on* the core as something we need to be