What’s the best way to protect your users?

January 22, 2010



You would like to improve the security on your network by adding an additional authentication requirement to access network resources, especially over a VPN. What’s the best network security technology to address this requirement?

A) BIOS passwords

B) Token generators

C) Software firewalls

D) Require NTFS file systems

E) Build a moat


The answer: B) Token generators

A pseudo-random token generator can provide an additional authentication requirement that consists of “something you have.” Unless you physically have the token generator, you can’t authenticate. A simple username and password just isn’t good enough!

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Security Systems.”

Security systems are fantastic things, until they suddenly stop working. In this video, we’ll discuss some troubleshooting techniques for BIOS security, firewall issues, wireless clients, and encryption.

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