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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

  • Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely-

    While you may provide end users with access to your corporate resources, the most secure SSL VPNs will not allow them to access the resources directly. All traffic should instead be routed via a Web proxy, which accesses the backend applications and then delivers the information back to the end user, providing access to Web applications as well as client-server applications, terminal applications and file server applications. In essence, the proxy mechanism is a major safeguard to your network that creates a buffer between the end user and your valuable corporate resources.

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Ten Tips for Implementing SSL VPN Securely

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    While you may provide end users with access to your corporate resources, the most secure SSL VPNs will not allow them to access the resources directly. All traffic should instead be routed via a Web proxy, which accesses the backend applications and then delivers the information back to the end user, providing access to Web applications as well as client-server applications, terminal applications and file server applications. In essence, the proxy mechanism is a major safeguard to your network that creates a buffer between the end user and your valuable corporate resources.

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.