The Internet has created unprecedented opportunities for both organizations and individuals. However, these opportunities also have created a double-edge sword as organizations attempt to connect trading partners, customers, and remote users while providing adequate security measures that are flexible and cost-effective. This paper explores why secured socket layer (SSL) may be better tool for secured remote access and extranets by comparing it to internet protocol security virtual private networks (IPSec-based VPNs).
Opara, Emmanuel U. and Marchewka, Jack T.
"Enterprise Integrated Security Platform: A Comparison of Remote Access And Extranet Virtual Private Networks,"
Journal of International Technology and Information Management: Vol. 15
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jitim/vol15/iss2/3