Chapter 11: Exploring Network Security

Designing and implementing a network without security in mind is like leaving all of the windows and doors open at home when you go out. An unauthorized visitor can simply access your personal space and remove your valuables, simply because all points of entry are open. The same concepts should be applied to a network; security is one of the most important factors a network engineer should always remember when designing any network.

During the course of this chapter, we'll look at how to identify various threat actions and attacks, understand the need for network security on an enterprise network, and understand how to develop a security program to improve user awareness and training.

In this chapter, ...

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