Applicability of Interfaces to Network Security Functions to Network-Based Security Services
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I2NSF Working Group                                             J. Jeong
Internet-Draft                                   Sungkyunkwan University
Intended status: Informational                                   S. Hyun
Expires: March 18, 2020                               Myongji University
                                                                  T. Ahn
                                                           Korea Telecom
                                                                S. Hares
                                                                  Huawei
                                                                D. Lopez
                                                          Telefonica I+D
                                                      September 15, 2019

 Applicability of Interfaces to Network Security Functions to Network-
                        Based Security Services
                   draft-ietf-i2nsf-applicability-18

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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  I2NSF Framework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   4.  Time-dependent Web Access Control Service . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  Intent-based Security Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   6.  I2NSF Framework with SFC  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   7.  I2NSF Framework with SDN  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.1.  Firewall: Centralized Firewall System . . . . . . . . . .  19
     7.2.  Deep Packet Inspection: Centralized VoIP/VoLTE Security
           System  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     7.3.  Attack Mitigation: Centralized DDoS-attack Mitigation
           System  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   8.  I2NSF Framework with NFV  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   9.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
   10. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   11. Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
   12. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     12.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  24
     12.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  26
   Appendix A.  Changes from draft-ietf-i2nsf-applicability-17 . . .  28
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28

1.  Introduction

   Interface to Network Security Functions (I2NSF) defines a framework
   and interfaces for interacting with Network Security Functions
   (NSFs).  Note that an NSF is defined as software that provides a set
   of security-related services, such as (i) detecting unwanted
   activity, (ii) blocking or mitigating the effect of such unwanted
   activity in order to fulfill service requirements, and (iii)
   supporting communication stream integrity and confidentiality
   [i2nsf-terminology].

   The I2NSF framework allows heterogeneous NSFs developed by different
   security solution vendors to be used in the Network Functions
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