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Secuirty design question

We have budget for two layer 3 switches. One switch is connected to the other (via fibre) at a neighbouring company 5 km down the road.

The neighbouring company needs access to our internal network. ACLs and port secuirty will be used for security.

I am curious what can be recommended as further secuirty... Is there a standard or common method or is this quetion too broad?

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Re: Secuirty design question

Steven,

Given the information you have, those two options are your best bets. Without further information on the network layout it would be nigh impossible to comment intelligently.

HTH,

Faisal

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Re: Secuirty design question

Like Faisal said we would need more requirements information.

Port security and ACLs are 2 options. VACLs (VLAN ACLs) could also be useful for you. Also consider isolated and private vlans to provide vlan seperation.

802.1x could provide more granular Post Assessment and Access control, but it would require more investment.

Now other potential security enhancements could be FWSM firewall modules on the 6500s, but that will also need extra budgeting.

I hope it helped a little.

PK

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