Many people don’t realize is that fiber optic cables are often easily accessible and unguarded, making them a potential target for hackers looking to tap into the huge amounts of data that travel across these fiber networks. Ciena's Paulina Gomez details the security vulnerabilities, while Patrick Scully gives a live demo of how easy it is to tap a fiber cable.
John Hawkins is Ciena’s resident Carrier Ethernet expert. In his many years in the industry, John has held board/chair positions for a variety of IEEE and MEF committees related to Carrier Ethernet. Next week, John is hosting a discussion on the past, present, and future of Carrier Ethernet technology. Details and registration information are available here.