This chapter covers the following subjects:
• Management plane attack types: Reviews the different types of attacks that are focused on the management plane.
• Management plane security technologies: Goes over the specific technologies that can be used to mitigate the various management place attack types and describes how to configure them.
The management plane is a hard thing to protect in the production environments because it must remain open enough for legitimate management but stay closed enough to not be exploited. This chapter reviews the threats to the management plane and describes the available security technology options that are available to help in securing ...