Posts Tagged ‘Firewall’

By Patrick Oliver Graf, General Manager, NCP engineering Mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs have become staples of today’s workforce. For employees, the ability to use their own personal smartphones, tablets and laptops provides a measure of comfort and convenience. For their employers, it can reduce IT hardware costs and increase productivity by allowing individuals to use [...]

*Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared in TechTarget’s SearchNetworking.com  Question: How do I protect my mobile devices from intrusions via the network? How much can I rely on my service provider to defend me from mobile hacking? Rainer Enders, VPN Expert and CTO, Americas, at NCP engineering:  In general, service providers of mobile networks do a good [...]

VPN Haus recently spoke with Rainer Enders, CTO of NCP engineering, about multi-tenancy in VPNs and its advantages. In the final post of this two-part series, we look into some of the drawbacks of multi-tenancy and what it all means for enterprise users. For part one, click here. Q: Are there any disadvantages to deploying a [...]

By Dr. Avishai Wool Practically every corporation that is connected to the Internet uses firewalls as the first line of its cyber-defense. However, the protection these firewalls provide is only as good as the policy they are configured to implement. It has been said that the single most important factor of your firewall’s security is [...]

Last week’s post on Branch Networking focused on High Availability, so this week we’ll take a dive into central management. As a quick overview, a central VPN management system is required for effective networking of branch offices. Even if there are only a few branch offices, the time and money that have to be spent [...]