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Italian IXP security lacking - privacy watchdog

Thursday 17 July 2014 | 15:32 CET | News
Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has submitted a report to the government warning of the inadequate security at the country's internet exchange points (IXP), which could have a serious impact on the confidentiality of communications sent by telephone or by internet. The report, seen by La Repubblica, highlights security gaps in Italian communications networks that could be easily exploited by skilful insiders. The most vulnerable areas are the IXPs, the nodes through which ISPs exchange traffic between their networks, and the systems in place to ensure their safety. There

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