Chapter 4. WebVPN and Endpoint Security
Serving as an alternative to traditional IPsec VPN clients, Cisco now offers WebVPN (also known as SSL VPN) solutions to customers. A WebVPN can make use of the client’s web browser alone, or download the AnyConnect client (replacing SSL VPN client) to build a secure connection to company resources. One of the biggest advantages to WebVPN is that the user does not require a software client to build the secure connection. The user can connect using a web browser, and then after successful authentication gain access to certain corporate resources, or possibly download the AnyConnect WebVPN client, which will allow a greater level of access than the browser alone.
WebVPN functionality is provided by ...