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This article is part of the July/August 2013 / Volume 15 / No. 6 issue of Information Security magazine
In an interesting paradox, enterprise networks have experienced unprecedented sprawl and significant consolidation over the past 10 years. With new technology and application use at an all-time high, security teams require different ways to isolate, monitor and control traffic within their data centers and extended networks. What network isolation and segmentation techniques are many companies now considering? How can consolidation and collapse of feature sets into unified platforms, and more condensed network security architecture at the perimeter secure sensitive data and corporate assets? While security isn’t the primary driver of major network architecture overhauls, new threats are leading more organizations to re-architect portions of their networks. For some large organizations, the continued rise of devastating distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, embedded HTTPS control channels, and sophisticated malware may necessitate a redesign focused on network security architecture. Business growth or operational changes ...
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