• How do L2TP and PPTP differ from IPsec?

    There are different protocol options when setting up a VPN tunnel. SearchSecurity.com expert Mike Chapple reviews the choices and reveals the one that is most secure.

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  • IPsec vs. SSL VPNs: Understanding the basics

    This infographic outlines some of the key differences between IPsec and SSL VPNs.

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  • Commentary: Addition of IPsec locks down 2.6 kernel

    SearchEnterpriseLinux.com expert adviser Kenneth Milberg comments on the security upgrades in the 2.6 Linux kernel, in particular the addition of IPsec.

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  • Inline IPsec and MACsec encryption on Brocade MLXe repels prying eyes

    With inline IPsec and MACsec encryption, the Brocade MLXe can encrypt data across WANs, LANs and the cloud.

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  • Can I block all ports except for a few chosen ones?

    Hello Laura. I read your article regarding how to configure Windows to block certain ports with the help of IPsec -- very informative! Is it is possible to do it the other way around; that is, can I block all ports except a few chosen ones? I don't want to have to block each and every port I do...

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  • How can I create additional security rules in IPsec?

    I am having some problems creating another rule to give access to a server in my network. I'd appreciate if you could explain to me how I can do this.

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  • Troubleshooting IPsec VPN clients

    Trying to bring up an IPsec VPN tunnel to your network, but running into problems? Here are a few troubleshooting hints.

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  • Virtual private networks for SMBs offer choices, security and value

    Virtual private networks (VPNs) are gaining ground at SMBs, as remote users increase. Whether you choose IPsec or SSL, be sure to know your options and how to keep your VPN secure.

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  • IPsec VPNs: Identity and authentication options

    Know the IPsec VPN security and deployment factors affecting your customers. This tip explores the IPsec VPN identity and authentication options supported by the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) standard, as well as common vendor extensions like Extended Authentication (XAUTH).

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  • Pen testing your VPN

    Your VPN is a vital gateway into your network for your company's road warriors, telecommuters and other remote users. Unfortunately, it's also a gateway for the less-than-scrupulous predators prowling the Internet for access to your network. This tip looks at why it's important to add your VPN to...

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