Securing Remote Workers
Whether one allow the users to work from home, from the airport, or from anywhere else and remotely access resources on the company LAN, there are some important and serious securities implications need to consider to ensure that the remote workstations, laptops, and especially data, are properly protected. In the case of home workers, the employee must use a VPN. The three most commonly used today are PPTP, IPSEC and SSL. IPSEC and SSL are the most secure, because they can use the highest security encryption - AES 256. SSL VPNs are becoming popular as they are more robust and flexible.