See, we’re still making payments on those servers

See, we’re still making payments on those servers

This healthcare software company’s CEO also serves as Chief Information Security Officer — and has very definite ideas about how to do security, reports a pilot fish on the scene.

"All remote access is via Remote Desktop Protocol using a set of terminal servers as jump boxes," fish says. "The process is slow, prone to dropping sessions and not especially secure.

"After six years of the entire IT staff — and all of the users — making their case and pleading for a better solution, the CEO/CISO finally agrees to permit the use of a very secure VPN solution for which every inbound connection requires two-factor authentication and a full inspection of the remote laptop, including checking that it is a member of the corporate Active Directory domain.

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Veröffentlicht am: October 01, 2015 at 12:00PM


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