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Storage area network (SAN) security refers to the collective measures, processes, tools and technologies that enable the securing of a SAN infrastructure.
It is a broad process that ensures that the SAN infrastructure operates securely and is protected from any vulnerabilities.
SAN security generally requires first analyzing the underlying SAN infrastructure for possible loopholes and/or vulnerabilities.
Some of the techniques used for securing a SAN infrastructure include:
SAN security may also involve creating and implementing a SAN backup and recovery plan to ensure it stays operational even after an attack or threatening incident.