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By Menace65 ·
Before giving access to your company VPN to home users, consultants, vendors, etc., what type of information do you require from them? Do you just *hope* they have virus software, a firewall, their Microsoft patches are up to date, etc., or do you have a checklist of requirements that need to be fulfilled? We have users take screenshots of their anti-virus software (showing latest virus definitions), have them do a full virus scan and take a screenshot of the results, show a screenshot of their operating system and updates, screenshot of their firewall, etc. It seems to me there has to be a better way to capture this information (is this even necessary if we have the necessary security in place on our end?) How do others manage their VPN connectivity for remote users? Thanks.

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Re: VPN Access

by jeremyg In reply to VPN Access

The easiest and most unobtrusive tool I have found to use is Belarc Advisor. It will tell you on the top of the page that the MS Patches are Ok or are missing, it will tell you if the Anti Virus is up to date, then there is a CIS Benchmark Score Details that tell you where the machine is weak and what needs to be updated. I usually make sure that anyone using our VPN gets atleast a score of 5 or better. I also make sure that all our VPN users use Taceo from Essential Security Software (which is our application http://www.essentialsecurity.com) to secure thier documents while passing them back and forth between thier machine and our network.

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SSL VPN

by webjabber In reply to VPN Access

clientless SSL VPN is best way to protected your company. You only grant permission on servers/applications they need, not all network.

Try to check http://www.gotoservers.com
It has easy solution for you and lowest price.

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