Data center attacker strategies and how to stop them

As cloud data centers become indispensable, it is critical to monitor and detect cyber attacks in its virtual and physical environments. Cloud data centers introduce a variety of new cybersecurity challenges, and likewise must meet the needs of diverse groups, including development, networking, security and operational teams.

This white paper focuses on protecting data centers from cyber attacks. It looks at the unique architectural and operational challenges of cyber security in the data center, examines real-world techniques and attacks from the wild, and proposes a framework for defending against them.