Caution urged on endpoint VPN security

Monday, 9 April 2007, 1:00 AM EST

Companies consider it important to check whether or not remote computers meet corporate security profiles before they gain VPN access, but endpoint checking cannot address all the problems the machines might cause.

Because endpoint security can prevent infected machines from spreading malicious code to corporate networks via VPN connections, it has become a standard offering of most remote-access VPN vendors, including Aventail, Check Point, Cisco, Citrix, F5 Networks, Juniper and Nortel.

At Computerworld.

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