VPNs and WAN Security News
February 03, 2016
Faced with little time and strict security needs, U.S. Army network engineers came up with an inventive way to use a network tunnel to improve communications amid the Ebola crisis.
June 08, 2015
At Cisco Live, Cisco introduces product enhancements that fit within its overall ACI security strategy.
September 29, 2014
Pertino adds several network services apps to its cloud-based WAN, giving IT pros the visibility and control they need over remote access.
August 12, 2014
Cloud WAN provider Pertino simplifies the extension of a virtual provide cloud across the WAN, among multiple public cloud providers and private data centers. No more site-to-site VPNs.
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A NAT (Network Address Translation or Network Address Translator) is the virtualization of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Continue Reading
A virtual private network (VPN) is a technology that creates an encrypted connection over a less secure network. Using a VPN ensures the appropriate level of security to the connected systems when the underlying network infrastructure alone cannot ... Continue Reading
Monitoring VPN traffic is a critical task. Expert Kevin Beaver explains what to look for in a VPN traffic monitoring tool and offers a few free and open source options for enterprises to consider. Continue Reading
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This slideshow highlights the best VPNs used in enterprise wide-area networks (WANs) and offers principles for designing and implementing virtual private network (VPN) clients in the enterprise. Continue Reading
In part two of a three-part series, an expert looks at how hybrid VPNs are impacted by the shift from private services to the public Internet. Continue Reading
Mobile device capabilities have advanced rapidly, along with user expectations for remote access. Managed or cloud VPN services can help you keep up. Continue Reading
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Expert Julian Weinberger says that locking your VPN parameters can help secure your VPN tunnel by blocking users from changing configurations. Continue Reading
VPN security issues in the cloud aren't uncommon, but they can be easily avoided with a few simple measures. Expert Dejan Lukan explains how. Continue Reading
In an ever more dangerous world, your trusty VPN has a more important role than ever. Continue Reading
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Expert Julian Weinberger says limiting user VPN access can help enterprises enforce security and BYOD policies and reduce risk at the same time. Continue Reading
In order to facilitate an MPLS link for your VPN, you need to follow four key steps -- including a provider- agnostic design and review. Continue Reading
Expert lists strong encryption settings and security policies, among others, as ways to use security and design to strengthen VPNs. Continue Reading