This chapter covers the following subjects:
• Switched data plane attack types: This section reviews the different types of attacks that are focused on the data plane of switches.
• Switched data plane security technologies: This section goes over the specific technologies that can be used to mitigate the various attack types and describes how to configure them.
An attacker can attempt to exploit a network in numerous ways. This chapter looks at the ways that target the technologies that are used on switches and are aimed at those used on the data plane. These technologies include Content Addressable Memory (CAM) tables, Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), Spanning ...