Chapter 8. Implementing SAN Security

In this chapter, you will learn about the following:

The end user expects the storage system to provide speedy data transactions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. So, the prime focus of storage networks is high performance and 24/7 data availability. In addition to these requirements, the data stored in a storage network is highly confidential and valuable. According to a recent study, compromise of this data or a security breach can cost a small organization tens of thousands of dollars.

The fourth annual Information Security Survey by Information Week and Ernst & Young presented some more shocking statistics. According ...

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