Introduction to Storage Security

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009
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Many organizations face the challenge of implementing protection and data security measures to meet a wide range of requirements that lie beyond regulatory compliance. Security professionals daily face the challenge of securing the application, compute and network environment while audit professionals are charged with verifying their success. Too often storage security has slipped under their radar because limited familiarity with the technology. Storage managers and administrators may be confronting these issues and technologies for the first time. This whitepaper highlights the basics of identifying key business drivers for data security, describes threats and attacks, summarizes security concepts and relationships, and then describes what constitutes storage security.