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5 reasons why you should not use a permanent SPAN port - Part 1

SPAN or MIRROR ports are often a very hot topic between network administrators and security managers. Due to the high port density of current switches, there are usually free ports available. So a qui...

5 reasons why you should not use a permanent SPAN port - Part 2

Continuation of' 5 reasons why you should not use a permanent SPAN port - Part 1'.

  1. SPAN or RSPAN configurations are usually not trivial and require precise knowledge of the switch and the connecte...

What is data-centric security and why is it important?

The idea behind it is simple and logical, the implementation is a bit more complicated.

With the data-centric approach, it is not the IT systems themselves that are at the centre of the efforts,...

Monitoring and Protection of Industrial Networks and Devices - but how?

Those who are concerned about the topic of 'IT Security' in Industrial Networks and production facilities should not reach for "tried and tested". The usual 'IT Security Tools' familiar from company n...