Security Challenges and Opportunities of Software-Defined Networking

Marc C. Dacier, Hartmut Konig, Radoslaw Cwalinski, Frank Kargl, Sven DIetrich

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Is software-defined networking (SDN) friend or foe in terms of security? Drawing on a recent Dagstuhl seminar, the authors discuss SDN's security challenges, debate strategies to monitor and protect SDN-enabled networks, and propose methods and strategies to leverage SDN's flexibility for designing new security mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-100
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Security and Privacy
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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