IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: Cisco`s New VPN Client for iPhone

 
 
By P. J. Connolly  |  Posted 2010-09-24
 
 
 

Cisco's New VPN Client for iPhone

by P. J. Connolly

Cisco's New VPN Client for iPhone

Cisco AnyConnect for Apple iOS

The AnyConnect Client for Apple iOS is available as a free download from the iTunes App Store.

Cisco AnyConnect for Apple iOS

AnyConnect Up and Running

The AnyConnect client maintains a list of recently discovered VPNs; when its connected, an indicator appears on the bar at the top of the screen.

AnyConnect Up and Running

AnyConnect Client Setup Is Simple

The AnyConnect Client for Apple iOS allows manual configuration to a particular server, or a specific access group; in this case, we connected to the eweek group.

AnyConnect Client Setup Is Simple

AnyConnect Explains What's What

The clear and concise help screens in the AnyConnect client for Apple iOS can potentially reduce calls to the help desk.

AnyConnect Explains What's What

Block Malware with AnyConnect

Its important to explain to users why they might be blocked from accessing certain sites; AnyConnect will inform users when sites are determined to be security risks.

Block Malware with AnyConnect

Keep Users from Going Astray

IT organizations can customize the screens that users see when they try to access blocked sites, and keep track of persistent probers of boundaries.

Keep Users from Going Astray

Just Don't Go There

Sometimes, a site may not present a security risk, but it might offer content or software that could facilitate a violation of access policies.

Just Don't Go There

AnyConnect Policy Deployment with ICU

Apples iPhone Configuration Utility (ICU) release 3.1 allows the provisioning of phones with profiles that support AnyConnect; proxies used with the VPN connection can also be included in the profile.

AnyConnect Policy Deployment with ICU

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