GAIA Workshop

“From the cyber to the physical: a multi-scale mapping of the Internet infrastructure and services.”  

The Center for Resilient Networks and Applications (CRNA) at Simula Metropolitan is organizing a workshop on multi-scale mapping of Internet infrastructure and services. The discussions and presentations are centered around the physical mapping of the Internet routes, geolocation of micro-services and various topological vulnerabilities. 

Date: 13 Oct 2021, 16:30 - 19:30 CEST / 7:30 - 10:30 PST

Location: Oslo, Norway (Virtual Event)


Opening remarks 

Session 1 “Measurements and policy”  (16:35 CEST / 7:35 PST)

  • Georgios Smaragdakis (TU Delft), 'A Year in Lockdown: How the Waves of COVID-19 Impact Internet Traffic'

  • Romain Fontugne (IIJ Research Lab), 'Impact of geopolitical changes in the Internet'

  • Ben Du (CAIDA), 'IRR Hygiene in the RPKI Era'

Panel discussion (Measurements and policy/security)        

  • Moderator: Ioana Livadariu (SimulaMet)


Session 2 “Measurements and security”: (17:28 CEST/ 8:28 PST)

  • Kc claffy (CAIDA/UC San Diego), 'Designing a global measurement infrastructure to improve Internet security'

  • Emile Aben (RIPE NCC), 'RIPE Atlas minRTT dataset and map'

  • Ioana Livadariu (SimulaMet), 'Inferring undersea cable links in traceroute data'

Panel discussion (Measurements and policy/security)

  • Moderator: Ahmed Elmokashfi (SimulaMet)


Session 3 “Security and vulnerabilities I” (18:26 CEST/ 9:26 PST)

  • Cristel Pelsser (University of Strasbourg), 'Detecting forwarding detours'

  • Maksim Kitsak (Delft University of Technology), 'Shortest Path Finding in incomplete networks: BGP Security'

  • Aamir Gulistan (SimulaMet), ‘Detecting physical impacts and movements of optical fibre cables’


Session 3 “Security and vulnerabilities II” (19:07 CEST/ 10:07 PST)

  • Stephen Strowes (Fastly), 'IPv6 Address Assignment Practices in Domestic ISPs'

  • Mattijs Jonker (University of Twente),  'Investigating the Impact of DDoS Attacks on DNS Operation'

Panel discussion (Security and vulnerabilities)

  • Moderator: Haakon Bryhni (SimulaMet)        

Closing remarks