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Push it into the Cloud; using a Service Provider to Provide 'Service' by Todd Davidson Koonts on 28/11/05

The internet was certainly not designed to become the network it is today and similarly TCP/IP was not designed to be the protocol it has become. Both of these aspects have contributed to the wooly and wild attack prone internet we have today. Further, the relationship between Internet Service Providers (ISP) and customer has not evolved to cover the attack patterns of the internet. Current Service Level Agreements (SLA) between service providers and customers actually have customers paying for the delivery of packets which the ISP knows to contain malicious payloads. This paper explores the reversal of this trend and the trend to move services into the provider cloud.

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