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  • When Microsoft Vista and VPNs don't mix

    Papa Gino's is ahead of many companies in deploying Windows Vista, thanks to its involvement in the Microsoft TAP program. But VPN compatibility has been a sticking point. 

  • Companies plug FTP holes with secure FTP servers

    Some companies are investing in secure FTP suites to give employees and business partners the ability to transfer large files such as large documents, audio, video and photos. 

  • How do a DMZ and VPN work together?

    In this SearchSecurity.com Q&A, network security expert Mike Chapple explains the three distinct network zones in a typical firewall scenario and reveals how the DMZ and VPN, in particular, co-exist. 

  • How to ensure that an SSL connection protects sensitive Web data

    In this expert Q&A, application security pro Michael Cobb explains how to secure sensitive Web site data that is sent across the Internet. 

  • What are the benefits of a tunnelless VPN?

    In this SearchSecurity.com Q&A, network security expert Mike Chapple reviews two common tunnelless VPNs: Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Group Encrypted Transport (GET). 

  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

    SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a commonly-used protocol for managing the security of a message transmission on the Internet; it uses a program layer located between the Internet's HTTP and TCP program layers. 

  • Can single sign-on (SSO) provide authentication for remote logons?

    If you're accessing multiple applications through a remote Citrix server, you have two options. Identity management and access control expert Joel Dubin explains both in this SearchSecurity.com Q&A. 

  • VeriSign touts benefits of Extended Validation SSL Certificates

    VeriSign and other certificate authorities (CAs) have been at the forefront of Extended Validation SSL Certificates (formerly known as high-assurance certificates), which standardize the vetting process used by CAs against certificate buyers, and pro... 

  • SonicWALL's SSL VPN appliance is a winner

    Product review: SonicWALL SSL-VPN 4000 is an affordable and capable appliance for mid-sized enterprises. 

  • How Juniper and F5 SSL VPNs can handle endpoint security

    It's not easy setting up an endpoint security system, especially when using an existing SSL VPN architecture. In this tip, expert David Strom uses words and pictures to illustrate the steps needed to enable endpoint security using the SSL VPNs from J...