Chapter 15. Teleworker Security Design

This chapter covers the following topics:

Defining the Teleworker Environment

Expected Threats

Threat Mitigation

Identity Considerations

Network Design Considerations

Software-Based Teleworker Design

Hardware-Based Teleworker Design

Design Evaluations

We find that there are approximately 28 million Americans who are teleworkers that work at home, at a telework center or satellite office, work on the road, or some combination of these. —International Telework Association and Council, 2001 Telework America Summary

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. —C. Northcote Parkinson, Parkinson’s Law, 1957

Teleworker security continues to be a difficult problem for many organizations. ...

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