[c-nsp] Cisco ScanSafe, aka Cisco Cloud Web Security

Pui Edylie email at edylie.net
Fri Dec 6 07:47:32 UTC 2013


Hi Eugeniu,

You could use the inexpensive Mikrotik User Manager

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/Introduction

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:User_Manager

http://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/User_Manager/Getting_started

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blEGv5i-aO4

Good Luck :)

Edy

On 12/6/2013 3:14 PM, Eugeniu Patrascu wrote:
> Hi,
>
> How do you handle captive portals in hotels and other venues where you
> first have to login into the portal and then have Internet access ?
>
> This is my biggest woe right now in this regards with any kind of proxy
> settings I can push to users.
>
> Thanks,
> Eugeniu
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 10:05 PM, Scott Voll <svoll.voip at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> We currently use CCWS (previously ScanSafe) with the Anyconnect client.
>>   Nice solution.  Whether your in the office or remoting from a Starbucks,
>> the traffic is always proxied.  We went with the solution because of a
>> couple reasons:
>>
>> 1. with multiple egress points on the corporate network, we didn't want to
>> be down if we lost a proxy server.
>>
>> 2. corporate laptops whether in the office or at Starbucks would still be
>> proxied.  This helps limit our virus and malware infections.  and provides
>> HR reports.
>>
>> 3 split tunneling would be an option because the traffic doesn't have to
>> come back to your internal proxy.
>>
>> 4. our remote home office bandwidth is very limited, so using the cloud it
>> provided for better use of that bandwidth.
>>
>> all and all it's a good solution.  I'm not going to tell you that we have
>> not had any issues, but with any new solution, there will be a couple
>> bruises along the way.
>>
>> YMMV
>>
>> Scott
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 7:53 AM, Herro91 <herro91 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm doing some research on the Cisco Cloud Web Security offering, also
>>> known as ScanSafe.
>>>
>>> Has anyone on the lists explored Cisco's ScanSafe SaaS offering, now
>> called
>>> Cisco Cloud Web Security - as a means of providing protection in the
>> cloud
>>> that would potentially negate the requirement to have a full tunnel (i.e.
>>> allow split tunneling) for teleworkers?
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
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