VPN question

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    Rakhi.Horace

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    I am new on these forums. Our IT group recently started allowing us to connect to the enterprise network via VPN. However, I am a little concerned about the security associated with it. Do you guys have any thoughts on it?
     
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    Hey there: I just saw your post. I am new on these forums as well. I believe VPN is already secure. We have a Cisco Systems with VPN client and it uses the same login as the PC.
     
    artyfawkes, Oct 25, 2008
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    2-factor authentication

    I was actually looking for some secondary security solution like 2-factor authentication. Does your company have that implemented? If your VPN has same login as the computer that would present some serious security issues if somoen gained access to your computer.
     
    Rakhi.Horace, Oct 27, 2008
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    I like to think of vpn as securing the system and 2-factor authentication as securing the people. Rakhi seems to be interested in layering a 2-factor solution on top of his (already secure) vpn to get his users to be a little more responsible.
     
    Pritha.Ivan, Nov 8, 2008
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    I like to think of vpn as securing the system and 2-factor authentication as securing the people. Rakhi seems to be interested in layering a 2-factor solution on top of his (already secure) vpn to get his users to be a little more responsible.
     
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    People are weak

    I like to think of vpn as securing the system and 2-factor authentication as securing the people. Rakhi seems to be interested in layering a 2-factor solution on top of his (already secure) vpn to get his users to be a little more responsible.
     
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    People are weak

    I like to think of vpn as securing the system and 2-factor authentication as securing the people. Rakhi seems to be interested in layering a 2-factor solution on top of his (already secure) vpn to get his users to be a little more responsible.
     
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    People are weak

    I like to think of vpn as securing the system and 2-factor authentication as securing the people. Rakhi seems to be interested in layering a 2-factor solution on top of his (already secure) vpn to get his users to be a little more responsible.
     
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    One interesting device to leverage is your phone - Land Line or Cell Phone.

    This can be turned into the security token, which is all-ready deployed, IT department love that.
     
    Nitra.Ambrose, Nov 10, 2008
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