From the Summer 2017 Issue

SOFTWARE DEFINED NETWORKING’S (SDN) IMPACT ON CYBERSECURITY

Henry J. Sienkiewicz
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Our connected world has changed expectations and requirements. Only a short time ago, a mobile phone connected to an enterprise application would have been unimaginable. The network could not support it. Security would not allow it.

Both have evolved.

The network has dramatically increased in bandwidth while becoming much more agile. Static, fixed IP addresses have morphed to dynamic allocation (DHCP) and, now, are evolving to a broader scope of software defined networking (SDN), and eventually to software defined everything (SDE).

Security has become more user-focused, responding to new business needs. However, as new productivity applications and devices have . . .

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