[rbridge] Threat and security analysis?
touch at isi.edu
Sat May 29 10:16:25 PDT 2010
Jukka Manner wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> I was mostly thinking in the direction of
> a) Deployment guidelines: what people should understand when looking for
> deploying TRILL. Yes, concrete details would be good.
> b) Future work: how could we make TRILL more secure and trustworthy than
> legacy Ethernet since we don't need to carry all that legacy (yes, I
> know, the simplicity requirement of TRILL is against this).
I don't understand this goal; TRILL relies on Ethernet. Just as it can't make
Ethernet scale, it can't make Ethernet more secure than it already is.
*IF* we're going to address TRILL security, IMO it needs to be limited to the
ways in which TRILL extends Ethernet only.
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