A credit card company wanted to control its physical network
ports and screen the devices that attempt to connect through those ports.
Dynamic Security’s Port Security implements a
3-tier policy, in which a device that attempts to connect to the network is categorized as follows:
Devices that are allowed to connect from a certain location and
during specific working hours.
Devices that are not allowed to connect under any circumstance.
Devices that do not fall under the previous categories and are
subject to administrative intervention (typically a combination of automatic and manual work) and authorization.
This gray area is carefully managed since the
decision has to be made under reasonable time restraints.
The implementation involves integration with the