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DEFINITION: A hardware VPN is a virtual private network ( VPN) based on a single, stand-alone device. The device, which contains a dedicated processor, manages authentication, encryption, and other VPN functions, and provides a hardware firewall. Hardware VPNs provide enhanced security for the enterprise in much the same way that hardware routers offer additional security (when compared to firewall programs)  … 
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An Intro to Mobile Virtualization Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As companies face multiple security- and cost-related challenges by supporting the always-on employee, mobile virtualization strategies are evolving. Access this white paper and learn how a comprehensive approach allows you to support remote and branch workers in a secure environment.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014


Improving Global Communications Through Network Agility
sponsored by F5 Networks
CASE STUDY: This case study details how one global mining company was able to overcome its slowed application performance by optimizing IP networking. Read on to learn about the benefits this company was able to achieve.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

F5 Networks

IPv6 Leakage and DNS Hijacking in Commercial VPN clients
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Services used by hundreds of thousands of people to protect their identity on the web are vulnerable to leaks, according to this report researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and others.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Five Ways Network Virtualization Will Revolutionize IT
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) will revolutionize IT and change the way you think about network connectivity, and perhaps even application development.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Taking Authentication Beyond Passwords for Secure Always-On Mobile Access
sponsored by HID
VIDEO: This short video depicts how mobile workers can gain secure remote access to the company VPN with mobile and tokenless authentication from HID.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 22 Oct 2014


Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Critical Concepts of the 200-120 CCNA Routing and Switching Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews the major concepts covered on the Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching exam as of spring 2013.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

WAN Speak Musings – Volume III
sponsored by
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Bob Tarzey discuss all things network related in this series of 11 short business focused articles.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

New Virtual Networking Technologies Make Convergence Real
sponsored by
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses what role the cloud plays in the convergence of IT. Uncover 3 important lessons the cloud provides on converged infrastructure solutions, 3 main approaches to creating virtual networks and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

IT Security Case Studies
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CASE STUDY: Warwick Ashford presents 4 critical IT security case-studies selected from the winners of Computer Weekly's European User Awards.
Posted: 21 Jun 2013 | Published: 21 Jun 2013

Agility in the Data Center
sponsored by
EBOOK: By choosing to adopt SDN, admins can make their IT teams as more agile.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Get the Network Protection You Need with Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what a next-generation firewall can do for your organization in terms of network security.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Minimise the Security Risks of Mobile Email Access
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will teach you how to put airtight security measures on remote e-mail access.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Network Protection and UTM Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how this UTM solution can provide the highest standards of network security within the cloud, while integrating multiple security capabilities on a single platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Robert Walters - Global IP VPN
sponsored by Telstra Global
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study discusses how a global recruitment firm was able to use a VPN solution to provide branch offices and mobile workers with reliable and high-performing network resources, allowing them to stay connected, productive, and efficient.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Telstra Global

Computer Weekly – 22 April 2014: Adapting to life after Heartbleed
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we investigate the most significant flaw in recent history to impact the internet. The Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL leaves millions of internet servers vulnerable to attack. Hackers have already exploited Heartbleed to steal passwords from the Mumsnet parenting site. What can websites do to foil future attacks?
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Computer Weekly – 15 April 2014: Spies in the VPN
sponsored by
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, the NSA/GCHQ snooping scandal has added to concerns about security of virtual private networks (VPNs) – we find out how IT chiefs should respond. Windows XP support has now ended – we look at what it means for the remaining users. And we examine the benefits of data visualisation tools. Read the issue now.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Evolving Security Technologies Present New Opportunities for Businesses
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the technologies that are changing the enterprise and effects that they have on your security environment. Read on and also learn about emerging security trends and requirements that can help keep your organization safe as technologies evolve.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Network Evolution – March 2014
sponsored by
EZINE: In this issue of Network Evolution, cloud and managed VPN providers offer alternatives to managing VPNs in-house. We also explore OpenStack Neutron and changing roles of networking pros.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Mobile Connect for iOS: Superior Network-Level Access for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch Users
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Apple® iPad®, iPhone® and iPod touch® users can get superior network-level access to corporate, academic and government resources over encrypted SSL VPN connections, affording complete privacy and authentication.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Feb 2014

Dell Software

As data grows, so do the risks: How to improve data and app sec
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a combination of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012


File Sync and Share: Risks, Rewards, Considerations, and Deployment Options
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the risks, rewards and deployment options for enterprise file sync-and-share and reveals key security considerations and product features to pay attention to. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Dropbox for Business

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device – or Bring Your Own Danger?
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the major issues plaguing BYOD – from data loss and viruses to policy enforcement and lack of IT insight – and outlines ten strategic points you should include in your BYOD planning process to ensure success.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Network Rightsizing Blueprint for the Next-Generation Workplace
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a blueprint for the workplace of the future, explaining in-depth the four key characteristics of the network in a next-gen enterprise. View now to learn how to prepare for, embrace, and enjoy the many benefits of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Aruba Networks

Intelligent Authentication and User Access Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Inside this vital resource, uncover the new technologies and trends sweeping the nation – and the security effects they are having – and discover how advanced intelligent authentication is key to ensuring your security needs are met.
Posted: 12 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.
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VPN DEFINITION (continued): …  for home and small-business computer users. A traditional VPN is, essentially, a set of programs on the same platform as the network operating system. Such a VPN provides remote offices or individual users with secure access to their organization's network by using the shared public telecommunications infrastructure and standard security measures. Hardware VPNs offer a number of advantages over the software-based VPN. In addition to enhanced security, hardware VPNs provide load balancing and the ability to handle large client loads. Administration is managed through a Web browser interface. A … 
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