The Changing Face of Network Security Threats

    Date17 May 2006
    7518
    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    Network administrators face many threats from both inside and outside the walls of their infrastructure. This paper discusses the risks that everyone faces along with ways to mitigate the exposure and resulting damage from such an attack. It will also focus on new devices being produced to provide increased security. Despite their slipping market share in router sales to Juniper, Cisco remains the largest provider of Routers, which are used to provide the backbone for the majority of companies today [10]. Because of the large role Cisco routers play in the infrastructure of the internet and the nature of the protocols these routers use; it has placed a large target on them from hackers wanting to exploit these vulnerabilities.

    You are not authorised to post comments.

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    In your opinion, what is the biggest advantage associated with choosing open-source software/technology?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 4 answer(s).
    /component/communitypolls/?task=poll.vote
    16
    radio
    [{"id":"61","title":"High levels of security","votes":"1","type":"x","order":"1","pct":16.67,"resources":[]},{"id":"62","title":"High levels of quality ","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"2","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"63","title":"Cost-effectiveness ","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"3","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"64","title":"Freedom and flexibility ","votes":"5","type":"x","order":"4","pct":83.33,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.