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Security requirements of the TMN X-interface within end-to-end service management of virtual private networks

  • S. O'Connell
  • W. Donnelly
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 851)

Abstract

This paper1 examines the issue of providing security for the exchange of VPN management data over the TMN X-interface. In particular it introduces the concept of what security is in this context and examines the security requirements of this interface. The aim is to aid the designers of TMN security systems which are necessary in the future. Finally an overview of the current status of the ISO security related standards work and the extent to which it meets the identified requirements is presented.

Keywords

Security threats TMN X-interface VPN management 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. O'Connell
    • 1
  • W. Donnelly
    • 1
  1. 1.Broadcom Eireann ResearchDublin 2

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