RIPE NCC Resource Certification Service Launch
The RIPE NCC is proud to announce the production launch of the RIPE NCC resource certification service.
With the support of the RIPE community, we have worked very hard to create a service that will help to make our registry more robust and provide a vital element in making Internet routing more secure. Now, more than ever, it is important to be sure who is the legitimate holder of a block of IP addresses.
As a first step, the RIPE NCC (in coordination with the other four RIRs) has created a hosted platform. This means that all LIRs will be able to generate a certificate of holdership that will be held in a repository maintained by the RIPE NCC. The feature set is, as it stands, very limited: the certificate will only cover Provider Aggregatable address space, and it is not yet possibl