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Inside Windows Storage: Server Storage Technologies for Windows® 2000, Windows® Server 2003, and Beyond by Dilip C. Naik

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7.7. SAN Security

SAN security is still evolving. As of now, SAN security consists of guarding physical access and ensuring that two different entities have two physically separate SANs deployed. As will be discussed later in this section, switch vendors, for instance, have developed some solutions, and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Security Working Group actively advocates solutions and educating the industry.

The SNIA Security Working Group is active in

  • Defining the problems and threats

  • Developing and evangelizing about best practices

  • Developing educational materials for the industry

The working group has identified some areas that need attention, in order to ensure SAN security. Here are the highlights:

  • Solutions developed ...

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