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CCNP SWITCH 642-813 Official Certification Guide by David Hucaby

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Chapter 16. Securing Switch Access

This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP SWITCH exam:

Port Security—This section explains how to configure switch ports to allow network access to only hosts with specific or learned MAC addresses.

Port-Based Authentication—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 all traffic. DHCP snooping, IP Source Guard, and dynamic ...

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