Securing IP Multicasting

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IP multicasting is an efficient way to deliver feeds, but it also poses a number of security risks. By Tobias Christen, senior vice-president, Stonesoft Corp.

Using an IP network for the real-time transmission of information has become increasingly popular. The commoditization of bandwidth has seen prices fall dramatically and become extremely competitive compared with leased lines, while the development of various protocols means true quality of service can be implemented. It has now become

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