How Passive Optical LAN Can Remove 84 Points of Vulnerability from Your Network

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  • on October 16, 2020

Passive Optical LAN can drastically improve the physical local area network’s defensibility, enabling consistent protection policies that are centrally managed – all while reducing human error and increasing network stability.

The greatest proof of Optical LAN’s ability to tighten an enterprises’ cyber security posture by reducing a companies’ attack surface, is best illustrated by how OLAN reduces network points of vulnerability.

For example, let’s start with a copper-based legacy corporate LAN design that connects 4,032 Gigabit Ethernet from eighty-four 48-port workgroup switches and one distribution/aggregation switch. The process to harden this enterprise network to ensure secure operations would need to address:

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