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VPN security News
January 17, 2018
Cloudflare takes inspiration from Google's BeyondCorp with a new service called Cloudflare Access, which aims to replace corporate VPNs and embrace perimeter-less security.
February 27, 2017
After Google rolled out the latest version of Chrome, Blue Coat proxy software issues prompt rollback of TLS 1.3 support in latest version of Chrome browser.
October 13, 2016
Academic researchers show how to place undetectable encryption backdoors in cryptographic keys and passively decrypt data, which could undermine confidence in certain algorithms.
September 30, 2016
The cure for a low-severity OpenSSL vulnerability proves worse than the disease, as it opened a new, critical flaw, forcing the OpenSSL Project to rush out a new set of patches.
VPN security Get Started
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Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a computer networking protocol for securing connections between network application clients and servers over an insecure network, such as the internet. Continue Reading
An HTTPS session with a reused nonce is vulnerable to the Forbidden attack. Expert Nick Lewis explains how the attack works, and how to properly secure HTTPS-authenticated sites. Continue Reading
As SSL technology evolves and changes, new vulnerabilities begin to cause problems. Expert Rob Shapland explains how security professionals can overcome these SSL security issues. Continue Reading
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Expert Karen Scarfone takes a look at the OpenVPN Access Server SSL VPN for securing network traffic by providing encrypted tunnels to the enterprise. Continue Reading
Expert Karen Scarfone takes a look at the Pulse Connect Secure series of SSL VPNs for securing the connection between clients and networks through encrypted tunnels. Continue Reading
The SonicWALL SSL VPN protects remote client devices by creating a secure connection to enterprise networks, with many options for customized security features. Continue Reading
Manage VPN security
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HEIST, a new HTTP/2 protocol exploit, can steal encrypted content from HTTPS traffic. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this attack works and how to stop it. Continue Reading
How can enterprises enable mobility while insulating corporate networks from mobile malware? Per-app VPN tunnels offer secure remote access when combined with other measures. Continue Reading
SSL subscription services are emerging to help enterprises handle the daunting task of SSL certificate management. Expert Michael Cobb discusses the benefits of such a service. Continue Reading
Problem Solve VPN security Issues
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The BENIGNCERTAIN exploit affects certain versions of Cisco systems using the IKEv1 protocol. Expert Nick Lewis explains what the protocol does and how the vulnerability works. Continue Reading
There are many free VPN clients on the market, but are they secure enough for enterprise users? Expert Judith Myerson looks at the pros and cons of ad-supported VPNs. Continue Reading
Apple's removal of PPTP support on iOS 10 and Mac OS Sierra leaves companies scrambling to implement other VPN protocols. Expert Michael Cobb explains enterprise options. Continue Reading