Act requires separate analysis, given that it has been designed as a different LG system, is expected to be non-partisan in nature, and will only have contingent service-delivery-related links with the higher-tier of local government envisioned under the LG Act.
According to VPNC's director, Paul Hoffman, "With security threats increasing every day, choosing robust and comprehensive security solutions has become even more critical for both enterprises and service providers.
The VPNC is an independent organization chartered with providing unbiased information on the VPN industry.
The VPNC conformance procedure consists of three tests -- Basic, Rekeying and Certificates -- that must be passed on two separate test gateways.
The VPNC is a global forum for VPN vendors and serves as a resource for enterprises seeking to benefit from merging networking technologies.
The VPNC's latest test focuses on advanced IPSee features of perfect forward secrecy (PFS) and automatic rekeying.
For more information on the test, visit VPNC's web site at http:l/www.vpne.org/conformance.html.
Ashley Laurent, a global market provider of broadband networking and security service solutions for narrowband and broadband silicon suppliers, device manufacturers, and service providers, has unveiled that it's BroadWay Integrated Services Software (ISS) has been certified by the Virtual Private Network Consortium (VPNC) for IP Security (IPSec) conformance.
Having passed the VPNC tests, Ashley Laurent becomes the only provider of a fully integrated suite of network security solutions to be certified at the highest level by VPNC.
"By taking part in the VPNC and supporting IETF standards, Ashley Laurent is showing its dedication to the development and growth of the VPN market," said Paul Hoffman, director of VPNC.