If your company is transitioning to a remote workforce in response to COVID-19, you may have encountered the unique challenges associated with providing your work-from-home employees the needed access to company resources and data.
Triofox enables on-premises file server access by leveraging cloud technology with secure remote access to keep your daily operations flowing. Here’s a closer look at secure remote access and how it can expedite your organization’s transition to remote work.
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What is Secure Remote Access? A Quick Definition
Secure remote access refers to security policies or strategies taken to protect the transmission of sensitive data when accessed from devices or networks not controlled by the company.
Why Secure Remote Access Matters
As internet-connected devices and digital processes have flourished in the modern work environment, many organizations no longer bind their workforce to a single location. Employees can now access company resources and networks remotely from a constellation of devices and locations.
While this affords many salient benefits to organizations and their workers, it also renders traditional data security measures obsolete. Old ideas about access control via endpoints and passwords fall short in remote environments because they rely on the physical presence of an employee in the office using a pre-secured set of devices.
Secure remote access, on the other hand, ensures anyone who remotely accesses your file server or network is authenticated and uses a secure internet connection. It essentially is another layer of security between your users (or workers) and your data. Before allowing a user to connect to your file server, the application running a secure remote access policy may check for:
- Security: Confirms that connected systems have updated antivirus and firewall, that all patches are present, and that no dangerous processes are running.
- Single Sign-On (SSO) measures: Authenticated users can access certain resources with their initial login credentials.
- NTFS Permissions : Existing permissions on your file server will be applied to remote users.
Get Secure Remote Access for Your File Server
Triofox simplifies remote access to your Windows file servers by providing a clean, secure interface for your remote workforce. It doesn’t take any files or data out of your file server. Rather, it introduces a robust secure remote access policy to empower your employees to connect securely to the resources they need. With Triofox, you’ll enjoy:
Single Sign-On and Two-Factor Authentication
Triofox can integrate with Azure AD and other SAML 2.0 compatible identity services. Once your users have authenticated themselves in Triofox, they’ll have the same access to your company’s file servers when working from home or their remote workspace as they would at the office.
The platform will automatically encrypt any data at all endpoints, ensuring that your most sensitive information never leaves a secure environment no matter where your workers access it.
Advanced User Controls
This lets you inherit existing user and role permissions from your file server and apply them to your remote workers’ devices with ease. It also allows users to simplify their login processes using Active Directory.
Choose Fast, Secure Deployment with Triofox
As business processes become less reliant on or restricted to a physical location, data security and remote access have become a focal point in operations. Secure remote access is just one of the many benefits Triofox delivers to companies seeking a rapid solution that supports a mobile workforce. Enhance access to your file servers with a simple, secure solution. Try Triofox for free now