PacktLib: SSL VPN : Understanding, evaluating and planning secure, web-based remote access

SSL VPN

Credits

About the Authors

Introduction

Introduction to SSL VPN

The Internet

Reference Models

Introducing Hacker Bob

VPNs

VPN Examples

IPsec Vs. SSL VPN

Trusted Networks

The DMZ

Summary

SSL VPN: The Business Case

SSL VPN: A Historical Background

Remote Access: Measuring Return-on-Investment

So What Does SSL VPN Actually Give Me?

Summary

How SSL VPNs Work

Appliances Vs. Software

The SSL Protocol

Establishing Secure Tunnels Using SSL

Reverse Proxy Technology

SSL Remote Access: Reverse Proxy Technology Plus

SSL VPN Sample Session

Summary

SSL VPN Security

Authentication and Authorization

End Point Security Concerns

Department of Defense (DoD) Requirements

Server-Side Security Issues

Summary

Planning for an SSL VPN

Determining Business Requirements

Selecting an Appropriate SSL VPN

Determining which SSL VPN Functions to Use

Where to Deploy the SSL VPN server

Planning for Deployment

User and Administrator Training

Summary

Educating the User

Building an Education Plan

Summary

Legacy Data Access

Computing Elements

Applications

The Web Challenge

Meeting the Challenge

Tunneling to the Other Side

Other Applications

Summary

The Future of SSL VPN Technology

Standardized Feature Sets

Interfaces

SSL VPN Products for Small, Medium, and Large Organizations

Application-Specific SSL VPNs

Merging with IPSec VPN and Firewall Technology

SSL Access Platforms

Support for More Diverse Computers

Improved Performance and Reliability

Voice-Over-IP

Two "Business Developments"

Summary

A Review of TCP, IP, and Ports

A Review of TCP, IP, and Ports

SSL VPN Gateways

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