Posts Tagged "IPsec"
By David Le Goff - 6WIND Product Marketing Manager
IP network security challenges
IP Security (IPsec) was developed to integrate security into IP networks which did not provide any native support for security. IPsec provides authentication (session management) and data confidentiality (encryption/decryption) at Layer 3.
IPsec is actually a suite of protocols, including IKE (Internet Key Exchange), AH (Authentication Header) and ESP (Encapsulating Security Payload) amongst others and the IPsec Read More »
By Yann Rapaport, 6WIND Customer Support and Service Manager.
This post aims explains a significant but sometimes unrecognized feature of 6WIND's software, the Secure Virtual Tunnel Interfaces (SVTIs).
The aim of SVTIs is to provide virtual interfaces for IPsec processing.
A SVTI interface handles its own Security Policy and Security Association databases (SPD and SAD). Traffic emitted through the interface will automatically be matched against the SVTI's SPD and, when a matching SP is found, Read More »