Sorting out SSL VPNs

Sorting out SSL VPNs. Network Computing reviews eight SSL-based VPNs: SSL VPNs are an enormous trend, as they rely on client-side applications using standard protocols instead of kernel-level networking. As the article points out, a classic VPN puts a remote user on a local network as a local node; an SSL VPN typically extends access to specific services. Unfortunately, Network Computing finds that only one out of its eight products can be set up and configured in a way that they find useful and secure for setup and data transmission. Because wireless roaming users need VPNs to secure their connection, this article should be required reading for any IT department on the decision path for installing a VPN service…. [Wi-Fi Networking News]

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