Chapter 15. Securing Switch Access

<feature><title>This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP BCMSN exam:</title>
  • Port Security Using MAC Addresses—. This section explains how to configure switch ports to allow network access to only hosts with specific or learned MAC addresses.

  • Port-Based Security Using IEEE 802.1x—. This section discusses a method you can use to require user authentication before network access is offered to a client host.

  • Mitigating Spoofing Attacks—. This section covers several types of attacks in which a malicious user generates spoofed information to become a man-in-the-middle. When an attacker is wedged between other hosts and a router or gateway, for example, he can examine and exploit ...

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