Sun Managed Storage Services Security White Paper
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Overview: This paper published by Sun Microsystems describes the various security processes and procedures used to address potential data security vulnerabilities related to the shared extranet connection between Sun and its customer used in the SunSM Managed Storage Service. This includes both external and internal threats. The paper also prescribes a layered approach to security. Firewalls comprise the exterior layer of security, and are applied to the network and assets attached to the network. Virtual Private Network (VPN) appliances comprise another layer and hardened operating systems on the management servers provide yet another layer.