Security Exposures with Simple Network Management Protocol

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AbstractSimple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) has become the standard for managing networks. Recently, there has been considerable activity within security-related e-mail lists regarding newly discovered security liabilities associated with many installed SNMP implementations. This article sheds some light on SNMP, providing an overview of its operation, and an outline of its development. It also describes security issues associated with SNMP from a network manager's perspective and provides recommendations in light of these issues.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number41623
NPARC number8913847
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Record created2009-04-22
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