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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

  • Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely-

    Authentication that provides both security and ease of use is a must with any network. The most effective authentication provides a dozen or more options, ranging from the most basic to the most sophisticated, any of which are easily integrated into the existing system. Choices may include passwords, mobile ID or even chaining the authentication methods to provide a holistically stronger, multi-factor process without being too intrusive. For example, an authentication approach could require a username and password, a digital certificate and an additional one-time password delivered to the user’s mobile phone.

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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

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    Authentication that provides both security and ease of use is a must with any network. The most effective authentication provides a dozen or more options, ranging from the most basic to the most sophisticated, any of which are easily integrated into the existing system. Choices may include passwords, mobile ID or even chaining the authentication methods to provide a holistically stronger, multi-factor process without being too intrusive. For example, an authentication approach could require a username and password, a digital certificate and an additional one-time password delivered to the user’s mobile phone.

As work forces become more mobile and geographically dispersed, SSL VPN is becoming an integral means to achieve secure access to corporate resources wherever you are, whenever you want. In addition to offering you and other trusted company associates easy access to a network, SSL VPN works from a standard Web browser and does not require the end user to install specialized software. This type of setup is especially useful for companies with several mobile users who need to connect from various locations. As a result, security is essential when dealing with SSL VPN. This slideshow features 10 tips Stonesoft has identified to help implement SSL VPN securely.