Posts Tagged ‘vpn’

How To Connect Your Android Phone To Your AWS-Based VPN Server

In my previous post, How to Set Up Your Own VPN Server Using Amazon Web Services, we set up and configured an OpenVPN server using Amazon Web Services, and then we configured Windows and Linux machines to use the new VPN server.  In this post, I’ll show you how to setup your Android phone to […]

How to Set Up Your Own VPN Server Using Amazon Web Services

A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, allows you to securely connect your computer to another computer network through the internet.  A VPN Server is the computer or network device that runs the VPN, and normally your computer will connect to a VPN Server to “get on the VPN”.  In this post I will show you […]

Azure: Did You Know? Hybrid Connections as VPN Alternative

In real life cloud deployment scenarios one of the very common cases is when only part of the application resides in the cloud. Usually, it’s when there is a legacy system which can’t be migrated to the cloud and resides on premises, or it’s not optimal to deploy entire system to the cloud. After all, […]

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute is free through June 30, 2015

The most common way for enterprises to connect their datacenters or home offices to resources in Microsoft Azure is over VPN. Although Microsoft has made connecting to Azure quick and easy, VPNs, in general, do have their drawbacks. Because they traverse the public internet, availability and performance are difficult to control. Latency can also be […]

Windows 8 and “Legacy” Cisco VPN Client Software

As I recently started using Windows 8 for my day to day desktop, I ran across an issue using my Cisco VPN Client that I can see affecting many users based on the significant number of customers we have requiring the use of Cisco VPN Clients. In my particular case I am running version 5.0.07.0440 […]

Why Security Needs to Catch Up to the New Reality

For anyone who has worked on any portal project, you run into the most common of issues, Single Sign On (SSO).  It’s the holy grail of websites that you never do find.  No one wants to sign in multiple times.  Very few companies have eliminated it.  Many companies use more than one SSO tool like […]