Chapter 1

Ensuring a Secure Network Architecture

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Services: This section covers the network services that are leveraged in building a secure architecture, including firewalls load balancers, IDSs, IPSs, VPNs, traffic mirroring, and sensors.

  • Segmentation: Topics covered include segmentation concepts such as screened subnets, VLANs, NAC, and air gaps.

  • De-perimeterization/Zero Trust: Topics covered include clouds, remote work, mobile issues, outsourcing, and wireless/radio frequency (RF) networks.

  • Merging of Networks from Various Organizations: Topics covered include mergers and acquisitions, cross-domain authentication, federations, and directory services.

  • Software-Defined Networking (SDN): This section ...

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