In this chapter, you will learn about the following:
• Data plane techniques to protect the network edge and core, including the different router interface types
• Techniques to protect the network and to mitigate network attacks within the data plane by using control plane techniques
• Layer 2 Ethernet techniques to protect switched Ethernet LANs
Chapter 2, “Threat Models for IP Networks,” reviewed the many threats facing IP networks and Layer 2 Ethernet and IP VPN networks. This chapter describes security measures available within the data plane to protect against those IP network threats. Chapters 5 through 7 will review techniques to secure and mitigate attacks within the IP control, management, and services ...