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DEFINITION: The Secure Shell Charter (SSH Charter) is a set of papers produced by the Secure Shell Working Group (SSH Working Group), an organization dedicated to updating and standardizing the popular Unix-based interface and protocol known as Secure Shell (SSH or secsh). The SSH Working Group is administered by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), an international body that defines standard network operating  … 
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Secure Shell Protocol White Papers (View All Report Types)
The Technical Complexities and Risks of Public Key Authentication: The Lack of SSH User Key Management in Large Enterprises Today
sponsored by SSH Communications Security Corp.
WHITE PAPER: While SSH (Secure Shell) user keys are often used for granting system access for system administrators, many organizations lack the proper processes for effectively managing them, introducing a number of security risks. This paper highlights ten (10) technical challenges and risks related to public key authentication and how to address them.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 21 May 2012

SSH Communications Security Corp.

7 Things Every System Administrator Should Know about OpenSSH
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will focus on the OpenSSH implementation, which was initially developed as part of the OpenBSD project and is installed by default on most modern BSD and Linux-based operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Fundamental Principles of Network Security
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology and secure protocols.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

Schneider Electric

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011


AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA)
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: AT&T Network-based IP VPN Remote Access (ANIRA) offers remote users and traveling users access to corporate information & productivity applications on the fly, whether away from or within the office.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

AT&T Corp

Seven Steps to Achieving Better Requirements Engineering in Your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Requirements engineering is about more than just analyzing documenting requirements. It is an important and multifaceted part of systems engineering that broadens the product development process. Companies that successfully introduce a new requirements engineering process don't just change their process and technology; they change their thinking.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 31 Mar 2009


Mobilizing Windows Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This project design guide demonstrates a way to deliver Windows-based apps to mobile devices efficiently while avoiding application rewrites and maintaining information security.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Cisco and Standards: Opening the Door to Borderless Networks
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the need for standards adoption and adherence in order to reap the rewards in the following areas: Integration and testing, deployment, operations, problem resolution, availability, security, accessibility, open systems, cost savings, and choice.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Accelerate Business Through a Cost-efficient Virtual Workforce: Citrix Transforms IT into an On-Demand Service for Virtual Workers
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines a virtual workforce, describes the challenges and requirements that organisations face when supporting a virtual workforce, and explains how Citrix solutions can address these requirements and scale accordingly to foster and support future growth.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009


Security Report Card: Do You Meet NIST Standards?
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The collection, management, and analysis of log data is integral to meeting many NIST-CSF requirements, and precautions taken can be summarized in five words: identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover. This white paper outlines the complete updated NIST-CSF guidelines, and highlights one comprehensive log management and analysis solution.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.
SECURE SHELL PROTOCOL DEFINITION (continued): …  protocols.SSH is used to securely access and remotely control computers and servers. SSH provides automatic encryption, authentication and compression, facilitating secure rlogin, file transfers and TCP/IP communications. The SSH Working Group endeavors to make certain that SSH is easy to implement at the application level without intensive user interaction. Other goals of the group are to ensure that SSH will always: Provide optimum and continually updated protection against external threats Function efficiently without a global key management or certificate infrastructure Utilize existing … 
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