Applicability of Interfaces to Network Security Functions to Network-Based Security Services
draft-ietf-i2nsf-applicability-09

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I2NSF Working Group                                             J. Jeong
Internet-Draft                                   Sungkyunkwan University
Intended status: Informational                                   S. Hyun
Expires: September 12, 2019                            Chosun University
                                                                  T. Ahn
                                                           Korea Telecom
                                                                S. Hares
                                                                  Huawei
                                                                D. Lopez
                                                          Telefonica I+D
                                                          March 11, 2019

 Applicability of Interfaces to Network Security Functions to Network-
                        Based Security Services
                   draft-ietf-i2nsf-applicability-09

Abstract

   This document describes the applicability of Interface to Network
   Security Functions (I2NSF) to network-based security services in
   Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) environments, such as
   firewall, deep packet inspection, or attack mitigation engines.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  I2NSF Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Time-dependent Web Access Control Service . . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  I2NSF Framework with SFC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   6.  I2NSF Framework with SDN  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  Firewall: Centralized Firewall System . . . . . . . . . .  13
     6.2.  Deep Packet Inspection: Centralized VoIP/VoLTE Security
           System  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     6.3.  Attack Mitigation: Centralized DDoS-attack Mitigation
           System  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   7.  I2NSF Framework with NFV  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   9.  Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   10. Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   11. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     11.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     11.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   Appendix A.  Changes from draft-ietf-i2nsf-applicability-08 . . .  25
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  25

1.  Introduction

   Interface to Network Security Functions (I2NSF) defines a framework
   and interfaces for interacting with Network Security Functions
   (NSFs).  Note that Network Security Function (NSF) is defined as a
   funcional block for a security service within an I2NSF framework that
   has well-defined I2NSF NSF-facing interface and other external
   interfaces and well-defined functional behavior [NFV-Terminology].

   The I2NSF framework allows heterogeneous NSFs developed by different
   security solution vendors to be used in the Network Functions
   Virtualization (NFV) environment [ETSI-NFV] by utilizing the
   capabilities of such products and the virtualization of security
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