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Becrypt Trusted Client
Providing Flexible Working Practices
Enabling employees to have greater flexibility with regard to their place of work is becoming increasingly important for both public sector bodies and their counterparts within the commercial marketplace.
The benefits employees enjoy as a result are the subject of continuing research and assessment. Improved staff morale features highly in all such studies. Employees are able to settle upon a much more rewarding and less stressful work/life balance, and evidence suggests that employee production improves as a result. Good staff morale is then, of course, a key contributor towards higher rates of staff retention.
The organisation itself also stands to benefit considerably from such an arrangement. Enabling employees to work from home, for example, means less cars on the road and lowered CO2 emissions. In addition, once the provision of remote working is set up and enabled, a proven means of maintaining work and services already exists in the event of an emergency situation, brought on, for example, by a severe bout of bad weather.
Unlocking the Property Potential
Perhaps the biggest potential, however, relates to property portfolios and associated footprint. By allowing staff to enjoy greater flexibility with regard to their workplace choices, organisations are able to contemplate a reduction in current office space needs.
Today You Can!
For public sector bodies, in particular, the security threats associated with ‘unmanaged’ personal home computers coming into contact with Government networks and data has traditionally prevented the benefits of remote working to be assessed to its true potential.
Whilst the provision of ‘managed’ laptops to some employees is a viable business proposition to counter the fact that home PCs may not be used, this is generally considered too expensive an option for all employees.
Trusted Client solves both issues. Trusted Client Bootable enables home PCs to access central data and networks in a secure manner whilst Trusted Client Portable provides a very low cost and secure alternative to a fully loaded PC.
The Trusted Client Product
“Beautifully implemented, this is a product as sophisticated as it is simple.” – Techworld
Trusted Client is Becrypt’s innovative answer to the IT Manager’s dilemma: how to provide secure remote access at a low cost. Trusted Client can transform an unmanaged machine, such as a home PC, into a secure remote access point.
Trusted Client is a self contained encrypted environment that allows employees to connect to an organisation’s network and data whilst preventing data loss and leakage. This secure isolated environment provides access to a corporation’s existing VPN infrastructure as well as backend applications such as Windows desktops and Microsoft applications.
Trusted Client is fully configurable to each organisation’s individual requirements and works with your existing corporate environment with little to no modification to existing systems – this is achieved through support for multiple third party remote access technologies.
Trusted Client can also be used in Business Continuity scenarios, making it an invaluable tool that supports and enforces a comprehensive Information Assurance strategy.
Trusted Client Bootable
Secure access from an ‘unmanaged’ home PC
The operating system is loaded onto a USB flash drive, which can then be used to boot the user’s Home PC/laptop (which cannot be trusted). This provides a segregated operating environment within an unmanaged end point device, whilst isolating any malware threats that may be resident on the hard drive. With Trusted Client Bootable, staff no longer need corporate laptops for home or occasional remote working; instead they can be issued with an inexpensive bootable USB stick, which is secure and easier to carry. This can provide cost savings in hardware as well as support, while increasing a user’s flexibility.
Trusted Client Portable
Secure, low cost access from a managed device.
The operating system is pre-loaded onto the hard drive of a designated machine, providing an organisation with a mechanism to convert standard Laptops or Netbooks into a low-cost mobile computing solution. This secure platform avoids the significant cost of full operating systems, applications, ongoing operational support and management. The small footprint and specifications needed by Trusted Client Portable mean you can also re-purpose existing equipment that may not be capable of running the latest Operating Systems available.
Under CESG guidelines, Trusted Client Portable is classified as a managed device.
How it works?
Trusted Client has been designed with a modular approach, to allow third party components to be built into the environment. It may be configured to include only pre-specified applications, and to restrict the user to approved IP destinations, ports, and protocols, such as the corporate intranet, its virtual private network (VPN) or to specific hosts. Once the configuration of Trusted Client has been decided, a single install file is created allowing the organisation to quickly and securely build devices that are unique to its needs.
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