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SSL VPN by Joseph Steinberg, Tim Speed

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End Point Security Concerns

Endpoint security concerns include:

  • Sensitive data remaining in insecure locations
  • Users neglecting to log out
  • Viruses reaching internal networks the SSL VPN
  • Worms reaching internal networks via tunnels created by the SSL VPN
  • Hackers accessing the corporate network by bridging networks via the SSL VPN

The Problem: Sensitive Data in Insecure Locations

During the course of a remote access session, users may download proprietary, sensitive, or confidential information to the devices that they use for access. Although private data was certainly stored on access devices during the era of earlier remote-access technologies, such data maintenance was not a problem as users gained access only from corporate devices assigned to them. ...

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