What is split tunneling? Here are the pros and cons

When remote-access VPNs are heavily used, traffic to and from the internet can tax the corporate internet connection as well as the security measures. That’s where split tunneling comes in. Split tunneling is when only the traffic destined for resources at the corporate site go through the VPN. The rest is…

Colleges expand VPN capacity, conferencing to answer COVID-19

Colleges that moved from on-campus classrooms to remote learning due to COVID-19 had to quickly upgrade networks to support new VPN connections for remote access. Fortunately, many online-learning platforms rely on cloud-based applications that don’t put additional strain on campus networks.For example, The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester,…

How to prevent IPv6 VPN breakout

Enterprises unaware of the role IPv6 plays on remote users’ devices run the risk that these machines might access banned sites despite using VPNs that are meant to restrict what they access.This hole stems from the fact that some of these remote-access VPNs are configured to inspect and apply security…

With net neutrality repealed, how blockchain-based networking can protect online privacy

In today’s digital-everything world where so much of our personal and professional lives are online, most people seem to have less of an expectation of data privacy than ever before. They know that companies (and governments) are mining their data, but after all of serious breaches of trust, it’s no…