Huawei has become a founding member of the Equipment Vendor Programme (EVP) of the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), to actively improve global Internet security.
MANRS is a global initiative fostered by the Internet Society (ISOC) and aims to provide crucial fixes to reduce the most common routing threats, such as Internet route hijacking, route leakage and address spoofing through cooperation among carriers, IXPs, CDN & cloud providers, equipment vendors, and policy-makers. Ultimately, it aims to improve Internet security and resilience. The MANRS EVP is a new programme for equipment vendors, following the Network Operator Programme, IXP Program, and CDN and Cloud Programme.
“Huawei, a worldwide leader in network equipment, is leading by example through their active contributions to the new MANRS Equipment Vendor Programme,” said senior director, technology programmes for the ISOC, Andrei Robachevsky.
“Along with other founding participants in the programme, Huawei’s involvement shows the importance network equipment vendors have in Internet routing security and we hope it will motivate more members of the Internet infrastructure community to continue to make advancements to a more secure Internet for everyone.
“Routing security is crucial to Internet security and that includes network devices (e.g., routers and IXP switches), the foundation of the Internet,” said president of router domain, data communication product line, Huawei, Hank Chen. “Over the years, Huawei has dedicated itself to building secure and reliable network devices and has extensive capabilities and experience in the field,” he added. He also stated that Huawei was honoured to join MANRS as an active contributor to Internet security.
In the future, Huawei will continue to make efforts to ensure the openness, security and stability of the Internet and work with industry partners to promote the prosperity of the global Internet.