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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

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    Not just any device should be allowed access via a SSL VPN, in case the device is compromised and used as a stepping-stone for entry into your valued corporate resources. The most secure SSL VPN will thoroughly inspect each device for certain specifications. They may include antivirus software, firewalls, patches, spyware, network configuration and operating system details. Those devices that do not meet the requirements may be denied access altogether. As a result, you may choose to have the users forwarded to an updated site or granted limited access as needed.

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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

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    Not just any device should be allowed access via a SSL VPN, in case the device is compromised and used as a stepping-stone for entry into your valued corporate resources. The most secure SSL VPN will thoroughly inspect each device for certain specifications. They may include antivirus software, firewalls, patches, spyware, network configuration and operating system details. Those devices that do not meet the requirements may be denied access altogether. As a result, you may choose to have the users forwarded to an updated site or granted limited access as needed.

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.