30 Oct '17, 7pm

Securing the Optical Layer with OTN Encryption

Download this article in PDF format. The rapid rise in cybercrime, along with the well-documented costs to enterprises that manage the fallout of data breaches, has pushed the issue of network data security to the forefront as a strategic business issue. The Ponemon Institute estimates that the annual cost of cybercrime to an organization can be as high as $65 million USD.1 The deluge of data traffic hitting networks worldwide, including the mass migration of enterprise and personal data and workloads to the cloud, is the primary flashpoint for this issue. The privacy of data is most exposed as it transits optical-fiber links between data centers, enterprise, and central office sites that serve as the sources and end points of these services—the point at which extensive physical security measures commonly in place at these sites are no longer effective. It’s no surprise, t...

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