Rethinking the Network as a Security Sensor and Enforcer
The enterprise network plays an unprecedented role in every aspect of day-to-day operations. And given the vast amounts of sensitive data traveling across enterprise networks, a variety of hackers and cybercriminals will look to use networks to accomplish their goal of data breach. However, today's networks have the ability to embed security tools deep in their infrastructure, giving the network the ability to protect and defend against future attacks. This IDC paper looks at how enterprise networks can now be used as a security tool.