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SHIELD is a Research and Innovation project as part of Horizon 2020 agenda that proposes a universal solution for dynamically establishing and deploying virtual security infrastructures into ISP and corporate networks.

SHIELD builds on the huge momentum of Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV), as currently standardised by ETSI, in order to virtualise security appliances into virtual Network Security Functions, to be instantiated within the network infrastructure using NFV technologies and concepts, effectively monitoring and filtering network traffic in a distributed manner.

SHIELD has a budget of ~€4 mil and it involves 11 partners from 6 countries.

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