Chapter 7. Enterprise Security in an MPLS VPN Environment


This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Comparing an enterprise’s security implications using provider-provisioned IP VPNs based on MPLS to traditional Frame Relay and ATM Layer 2 VPNs.

  • Understanding the security issues raised in the provider network by using shared or private PEs.

  • Understanding the cost and security trade-offs for different types of connectivity for connecting PEs to CEs.

  • Understanding how to apply on your network security techniques such as filtering, tracing spoofed packets, remote-trigger black-hole filtering, loose and strict uRPF, sinkholes, and backscatter traceback.

  • Understanding hacker tools such as bots, botnets, and worms and how to mitigate ...

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