SDN Security challenges

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Keshav Sood

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SDN Security challenges
« on: May 18, 2016, 05:59:30 PM »
Dear Members,

I would like to start a new category for discussion, "SDN security challenges".
Security is always an issue because security measures are always consider  after launching a new technology.
I hope this new category gives benefits to research community working towards SDN security issues.

Primarily researchers focus on DDoS attacks in SDN. However, I  guess security should be understood in context of SDN architecture publically released by ONF.

Your comments are welcome.  Thanks.



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Re: SDN Security challenges
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2016, 07:31:53 PM »
Hi Keshav,

Welcome to our forum.

One of things that has always bothered me was the security of the switch->controller connection. The minimal adoption of TLS and the lack of authentication makes the standard deployment model prone to man in the middle attacks and connection spoofing.


Re: SDN Security challenges
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 07:00:12 AM »
hi Paul
Do you know of a controller that can be integrated with Active directory for authentication?