Remote access policy
Remote access policy is a document which outlines and defines acceptable methods of remotely connecting to the internal network. It is essential in large organization where networks are geographically dispersed and extend into insecure network locations such as public networks or unmanaged home networks. It should cover all available methods to remotely access internal resources:
- dial-in (SLIP, PPP)
- ISDN/Frame Relay
- telnet access from Internet
- Cable modem
This remote access policy defines standards for connecting to the organizational network and security standards for computers that are allowed to connect to the organizational network.
This remote access policy specifies how remote users can connect to the main organizational network and the requirements for each of their systems before they are allowed to connect. This will specify: