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IP Reputation and Mitigation API

The security community develops and compiles all sorts of warnings and mitigation advisory events. This can include everything from downloadable blacklists with IP addresses with reported network cracking activity to advanced IDS/IPS systems like Bro which monitor traffic in your network and can pinpoint specific connections as attacks. One of the largest issues today is not getting this information, but figuring out how to make the best use of it.

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Dissecting Faucet Security

Some of Faucet’s little-advertised features can have quite a large positive impact for your network security. In this tutorial, we will be covering Faucet’s security features with a large emphasis on ACLs and how they can be used to better protect your network.

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Dissecting the Faucet v1.1 Pipeline

Recently, we saw the release of Faucet v1.1, which included many new features including multi-datapath support for a single controller instance. It’s time to take a deep dive into the inner workings of Faucet and explore just what makes this controller app tick. I hope you will enjoy this article and find it informative. I know I learned a lot writing it!

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Faucet in a Virtual Infrastructure

In this tutorial, we will be kicking off our new Faucet Technical Track by introducing the powerful Ryu-based platform Faucet. Not only that, but we will also cover running Faucet in a zero-cost virtual infrastructure using industry standard development tools such as...

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I’ve Got a Ton of Tutorials. Now What?

It might seem odd to require a tutorial on how to follow tutorials and you would be right. However, there is just so much information available just on getting started with OpenFlow in different environments. Learning the concept of SDN, and OpenFlow specifically, requires viewing it from as many angles as possible, but let’s try to avoid the common sections.

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