Secure future for SSL VPNs

Tuesday, 11 February 2003, 2:14 PM EST

Simplifying virtual private networks (VPNs) by using the browser-based secure socket layer (SSL) will instigate a fundamental change in the use of VPNs in enterprises, according to research from The Tolly Group.
The research, co-sponsored by indirect-selling SSL security appliance vendor Netilla, found that 75 per cent of network managers believe enterprises will choose SSL VPNs when workers access the network externally, and expect the transformation to occur within two years.

"We were surprised by the interest in SSL VPNs because internet protocol security (IPSec) VPNs have been around for so long, we did not expect network managers to be so open to fundamental change," said Charles Bruno, analyst at The Tolly Group. "But this survey shows they are."

The research questioned 52 senior enterprise network security specialists across vertical industries, including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing.

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