A look under the hood of SSL.
Mini-tutorial: SSL VPNs
If you use SSL, it's important that you have a basic understanding of the protocol's capabilities and its common uses.
The promise of application-aware SSL VPNs
Application-aware SSL VPNs mitigate the risks of SSL VPNs while harnessing the benefits.
Choose the best SSL product for remote access
Learn what to look for when evaluating SSL-based products to secure remote access for road warriors or teleworkers.
Client-side security considerations for SSL VPNs
Clientless SSL VPNs may be attractive for their lack of software, but they still require client-side security measures.
SSL VPNs and client-application authentication
Network security expert Lisa Phifer addresses the impact of SSL VPNs on client-application authentication.
Read more SSL VPN-related tips here.
ASK THE EXPERTS
Where can I find good resources on SSL VPNs?
Expert response: SSL, and its IETF standard sibling, TLS, are well-documented in RFCs and books...
What about using SSL VPN with e-mail clients?
Expert response: Different SSL VPN products work in different ways. Some SSL VPN products proxy incoming SSL sessions to native protocol sessions with...
This was first published in February 2004