In today's high-speed, always-on-the-go world, no man is an island. The same is the case with corporate networks. Constant communications and contact with the outside world, cloud-based applications, cloud and offsite storage of data, and BYOD lead to an increasingly connected network environment. A global economy that thrives on information, advanced technology that enables seamless transactions, and the constant human need to access information that is online are the factors leading to higher security risks.
Today, one can safely assume that most corporate networks are interconnected with other networks.
These networks run standards-based protocols.
These networks will also have a number of applications, which may have proprietary ...