The arrival of NFV is creating what would seem a more complex initial network. But not because NFV is more complex in itself. The complexity of the problem faced by operators is mainly due to the transition from current “legacy” systems to the new virtualized environment, because in it things are done differently, operators have no experience with NFV and, thus, it creates all sorts of insecurities. And speaking of insecurities, security changes in an NFV network. Operators’ headquarters are evolving to resemble datacenters. NFV is a disruptive change at too many levels within the operators’ environment and security has to be taken very seriously. By the way, this post takes you to a white paper about security.
10 Trends Impacting Network Security Product Roadmaps
The advent of hyper-connected endpoints via heterogeneous, unconventional means and rise of cloud-based virtualization economies demand a digital business model capable of combatting increasingly-sophisticated cyberattacks, and navigating a complex, rapidly-evolving threat landscape. Today’s network security products – which are the building blocks for establishing secure device-to-cloud connectivity, and maintaining data confidentiality and integrity – are … Keep reading the original blog post here