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Security of each level of the OSI model

What kind of security is associated with each level of the OSI model?

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The OSI reference model for networking (ISO 7498-1) is designed around seven layers arranged in a stack. The OSI security architecture reference model (ISO 7498-2) is also designed around seven layers, reflecting a high level view of the different requirements within network security.

 

Layers (ISO 7498-1) ISO 7498-2 Security Model
Application Authentication
Presentation Access Control
Session secon Non-Repudiation
Transport Data Integrity
Network Confidentiality
Data Link Assurance/Availability
Physical Notarization / Signature

This was first published in August 2005

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