Driven by the demands of web-scale applications such as video and other on-demand services, the network must be able to scale to handle higher capacities. As a result, organizations need both high-capacity bandwidth and a security strategy to protect all critical data, both at rest and in flight, as it travels across the globe over metro, regional, and long-haul networks. Finding the balance between high capacity, high security, and simplicity and scalability is not easy. This infobrief quickly highlights five factors to consider when securing your network.