PSINet Inc. Tuesday introduced secured remote access services for
intranets, extranets and virtual private networks.
PSINet’s new service provides controlled access of authorized individual
dialup users to a company’s private network. There is no capital investment
required to initiate the service and the local security network is not
PSINet Secure Remote Access provides companies operating an private network with a greater level of security because remote users are subjected to the same security policy that mediates access between the private networks and the public Internet
The programming only permits a user from an authorized source to access the
Intranet and data can not be tampered with during transmission. A virtual
modem pool replaces the authorization scheme maintained in a corporate
intranet to allow for remote access security.
“Security is a critical issue for many companies that use remote
access systems for their employees around the country or the world. This
service will allow access anywhere in the world without the concerns
typically associated with remote access services,” said William Opet, president of PSINet’s corporate network services.