Hardware security scheme works at Net infrastructure
Two small networking companies are collaborating on a new concept for network security. Their idea of inserting a server-based hardware monitor at Layer 3 would simplify many aspects of packet encryption or inspection in traditional TCP/IP networks.
Basil Networks Inc., in collaboration with Northern Wolf Enterprises Inc., has been showing off a two-board implementation of a hardware-controlled encapsulation translation method for data, implemented at Layer 3 in wireline Internet Protocol networks and at Layers 1 and 2 in wireless networks.
By Loring Wirbel at SecurityPipeline.
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