By Jack R. Weiner, Network Engineer, Rush Copley Medical Center
Tuseday, December 5, 2017
Many of us have the task of connecting our network to trusted vendors and partners. While this will make it easier for business to get done, it can also open us to threats. Remember the Target hack? That was the worst possible result for a point-to-point VPN. Target had set up a VPN between their network and a small HVAC vendor, who only had one IT person on their staff. This was the vector which the hackers exploited to access the Target network.
There are several preventative measures you can take to make your network as secure as possible.