GET VPN: all that glitters is not gold

GET VPN is Cisco’s latest-and-greatest site-to-site VPN technology, “eliminating the need for compromise between network intelligence and data privacy in private WAN environments” and “offering managed encryption without a provisioning and management nightmare”. However, as Jan Bervar points out in his blog post, GET VPN has some not-so-obvious security-related drawbacks.

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1 comment:

  1. at work we used to set vpns to our clients at the beginning but security-wise they were such a pain that we quit.

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