Chapter 11. Securing the Network
With many businesses transitioning to software-defined networks and using APIs to make network changes, the importance of securing the network is a prominent concern. Security implementations need to evolve too, as the network is virtualized and modern protocols are used to build Leaf-Spine architectures to scale out multi-tenant cloud environments.
In this chapter, the following topics will be covered:
- The evolution of network security and debunking myths
- Securing a software-defined network
- Network security and Continuous Delivery
The evolution of network security and debunking myths
As network engineers become accustomed to a flat layer 2 network and Spanning Tree protocol as discussed in Chapter 1, The Impact of Cloud ...