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Plugging Storage Security Holes

Storage systems weren’t designed with security in mind. They started out as direct-attached, so if the host was secure, the storage was too. That’s all changed. Fibre Channel storage networks often have multiple switches and IP gateways, allowing access from a myriad of points. Compound this with poor work by systems administrators, new data security laws and recent high-profile cases of consumer information theft, and the need for improved storage security becomes urgent. But if systems administrators can’t follow the basic steps of network storage security, better tools may not help. That’s part of the reason why encryption is becoming the most widely adopted solution to the problem. Full Story

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