Network Segmentation: Concepts and Practices
Imagine a home with only a single large space containing all of your important things, arranged for your convenience. Now imagine someone breaking into it. How safe are your important things? Many organizations implement their networks the same way. By seeking easy and uncomplicated network management--or simply because they don't know better--many organizations can end up with hundreds or thousands of systems connected in a single, massive network. This arrangement can lead to havoc if the network falls victim to attack or even unintentional error. In this blog post, we review the basics of network segmentation and describe how organizations should implement it as an ongoing process.