APNIC Training

eSEC04: Intro to RPKI

DeliveryeLearning (this course is conducted online)
Duration1 hour
Level of StudyIntermediate


Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI), or Resource Certification, is a framework for verifying the authenticity of Internet number resources. It is aimed at improving the security of inter-domain routing. In this system, Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) can generate a verifiable digital statement that ties the Internet resource to their current holders, thereby establishing right-of-use. This course discusses the protocol behind RPKI, its management hierarchy, components, and implementation.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for network engineers, systems administrators, and anyone who is involved in network operations and Internet resource management.


Working knowledge on network operations and security deployment.

Course Outline:

  • What is RPKI?
  • Background of RPKI
  • Right to Resources
  • RPKI Components
  • APNIC Resource Certification
  • Route Origin Authorizations (ROA)
  • Creating ROA records

Other requirements:

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per session


  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

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