An inverted network design employs the philosophy that that security should be focused at the core of the network rather than on the perimeter (where firewalls, anti-virus and iintrusion detection systems would typically sit). Recognizing the increasingly threats to the enterprise network come from with, even internal LANs and every component connected to it are considered "dirty." For example, in an inverted network, VPN connections would be established from the desktop to the server.
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