5 Tips to Secure Remote Access

by Lisa Phifer

As more people work from home or on-the-go, secure remote access becomes a crucial strategy. We look at five best practices you can use in your small business.

As far as competitive edges go, it's tough to beat remote access. The ability to access data from anywhere gives small businesses flexibility -- from hiring the best candidates regardless of where they live to increasing productivity in the field and reducing overhead costs, remote access offers a boatload of benefits.

But with the good comes the challenges, and certainly the most pressing is making sure that access is and stays secure. Our expert colleagues at eSecurityPlanet take a look at five best practices to consider when rolling out safe and cost-effective remote access. Just click on the link below to get all the details.

A decade ago, secure remote access was a right enjoyed by a privileged few: road warriors, executives, sales forces, etc. But ubiquitous high-speed Internet connectivity, coupled with explosive growth in mobile devices, have increased expectations. Meanwhile, new mandates continue to accelerate demand for safe, anytime, anywhere access to corporate networks and services.

Read the complete article: 5 Best Practices for Securing Remote Access

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This article was originally published on Wednesday Jul 13th 2011
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