Mmanaging security for mobile users (part two)

Friday, 28 May 2004, 4:05 PM EST

Part one of Protecting the Road Warriors focused on the virus protection and firewall/IDS/IPS layers of mobile security. Part two completes the discussion and presents ways of providing additional layers of defense to help protect the valuable, mobile data.

When your users are on the road, you need to take steps to ensure the privacy of the communication since it is extremely easy for someone to capture the network packets as they make their way to and from your internal network. The only way to safeguard this exchange is via some form of data encryption. Fortunately, you have many options to choose from, each with their own challenges and benefits.

By Bob Rudis at SecurityFocus

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