Chapter 10. Data Center Security

This chapter covers the following topics:

Protecting the Data Center Against Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks and Worms

Data Center Segmentation and Tiered Access Control

Deploying Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

Deploying the Cisco Security Agent (CSA) in the Data Center

Data centers comprise some of the most critical assets within any organization. Typically, applications, databases, and management servers reside in the data center. For this reason, it is extremely important to have the appropriate defense mechanisms in place to protect the data center against security threats. Attacks against data center assets can result in lost business applications and the theft of confidential ...

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