Security Best Practices: Applying Defense-in-Depth Strategy to Protect the NGI_PL

  • Bartłomiej Balcerek
  • Gerard Frankowski
  • Agnieszka Kwiecień
  • Adam Smutnicki
  • Marcin Teodorczyk
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7136)


The role of security in modern IT systems is continuously growing. Large infrastructures have to be protected against sophisticated attacks on organizational, technical and logical levels. Achieving sufficient security level becomes even more difficult for distributed and, often, heterogeneous environments that involve valuable assets and data – like grids. The main goal of the work described within this paper is to provide maximum level of protection against network attackers to the PL-Grid – Polish National Grid Initiative – infrastructure.


IT security attack defense-in-depth procedures penetration tests static analysis PKI NGI NGI_PL 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bartłomiej Balcerek
    • 1
  • Gerard Frankowski
    • 2
  • Agnieszka Kwiecień
    • 1
  • Adam Smutnicki
    • 1
  • Marcin Teodorczyk
    • 1
  1. 1.WCSSWrocław University of TechnologyPoland
  2. 2.Poznań Supercomputing and Networking CenterInstitute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of SciencesPoland

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