Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Vitesse Intellisec: A New Paradigm for Secure Networking

Network encryption today is typically handled at the application layer with SSL or at the IP layer with IPsec. Building a more secure connection at a lower layer of the network has been a headache because encryption had to be provided on a link-by-link basis.

In this video, Vitesse Semiconductor's Sam Barnett discuses the timing and synchronization capabilities in Intellisec, a new technology that leverages MACsec protocol to extend security end-to-end.

Part I of this video is here: