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Research and Markets: The Network Security Implications of Software Defined Networks (SDN)

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "The Network Security Implications of Software Defined Networks (SDN)" report to their offering.

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is among the buzzwords of the day. SDN is a new approach to network architecture that will generate dividends to network operators.

Communications Service Providers (CSPs) have set their sights on SDN and network function virtualization (NFV) as the vehicles for achieving an unprecedented, and now increasingly necessary, level of automation and programmability.

The ramifications of implementing a new network architecture are enormous. The purpose of this report is to understand the impact of SDN on network security.

Key Topics Covered:


What is SDN?


Why SDN?

A Note about Definitions

SDN Impact on Security

Potential Danger Points with Implementing Security in an SDN Network

Communication Protocols between Network Security Services

OpenFlow and Security

Security with SDN is a Different Approach

Innovative Approaches to SDN Security

The Last Word


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