Recognizing and Administering Security Controls—Directory
Understand communication security in wireless, wired, and application-specific environments.
Directory services in various forms have become widespread to make disparate, vast, or both disparate and vast systems work in concert. Directory services provide centralized user information lookup, resource location, authentication, and other applications for geographically dispersed and heterogeneous systems. Because directory services can also be crucial to system security, it is vital to protect them adequately. The next few sections provide an overview on how this can be implemented and what kinds of risks you should watch for.
SSL and TLS standards implement communications security ...