EA-STD-033 Network Remote Access

Architectural Classification

Technology \ Networks \ Security

Standard Specification

Remote access to the University is required for many reasons such as to support home working or to allow service partners to remotely operate equipment on site.  It is important that these activities are permitted but that the solutions we deploy to support these are robust and secure.

 

Baseline (Today) Emerging (To track)
  • Cisco Systems (AnyConnect) SSL VPN Client
  • IPSec VPN
  • Linux Based PPTP VPN
  • Team Viewer
  • WebEx
  • Alternative Free and Open Source VPN Solutions
  • Cisco Systems
Tactical (0-3 years) Strategic (3-6 years)
  • Cisco Systems (Any Connect) SSL VPN Client
  • IPSec VPN
  • Secure VPN supported by Network Infrastructure Provider
  • Team Viewer
  • WebEx

 

  • Cisco Systems (Any Connect) SSL VPN Client
  • IPSec VPN
  • Secure VPN supported by Network Infrastructure Provider
Retirement (to be removed) Containment (No new development)
  • Linux Based PPTP VPN
  • Log Me In (use of foe external suppliers)

 

 Linux Based PPTP VPN

 

Author: Craig Douglas Date: 24/10/2014 Version: 1.0
Document Security Level: PUBLIC 
Document Approvals: Technical Architecture Group

Enterprise Architecture Practice

Enterprise Architecture Board

IT Director

August 2014

September 2014

September 2014

23/10/2014

Review Date: October 2015

Network Remote Access Roadmap

Network Remote Access