Companies previously reported VPN problems COVID-19 tightened their use.
This is after DH2iStudy “The Pre-Pandemic State of VPNs of Virtual Private Networks”. The survey reveals the serious problems IT pros have with their VPNs, especially security.
Almost two-thirds (62%) of VPN users reported significant security concerns. Worryingly, two in five respondents (39%) said that unauthorized users had accessed their corporate network. Another 48% expressed concerns about their VPN’s compatibility with disaster recovery.
DH2i CEO and co-founder Don Boxley said respondents who were concerned about security knew it was an unprotected attack surface.
“VPNs reveal part of the network,” Boxley said. “VPNs suffer from the inability to segment at the application level.