Fulvio Valenza

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Network function virtualization (NFV) is a new networking paradigm that virtualizes single network functions. NFV introduces several advantages compared to classical approaches, such as the dynamic provisioning of functionality or the implementation of scalable and reliable services (e.g., adding a new instance to support demands). NFV also allows the(More)
Security risk management and mitigation are two of the most important items on several companies' agendas. In this scenario, software attacks pose a major threat to the reliable execution of services, thus bringing negative effects on businesses. This paper presents a formal model that allows the identification of all the attacks against the assets embedded(More)
This paper presents a classification of the anomalies that can appear when designing or implementing communication protection policies. Together with the already known intraand inter-policy anomaly types, we introduce a novel category, the inter-technology anomalies, related to security controls implementing different technologies, both within the same(More)
Network security is a crucial aspect for administrators due to increasing network size and number of functions and controls (e.g. firewall, DPI, parental control). Errors in configuring security controls may result in serious security breaches and vulnerabilities (e.g. blocking legitimate traffic or permitting unwanted traffic) that must be absolutely(More)
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