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Security Enhancement of Smart Phones for Enterprises by Applying Mobile VPN Technologies

  • Young-Ran Hong
  • Dongsoo Kim
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6784)

Abstract

Nowadays, many organizations are adopting smart phones for implementing a smart work environment or smart office. We implements mobile VPN client for smart phones in order to enhance the security level of organizations that adopt smart phones for business purposes enterprise widely. This paper shows that it is effective to implement the concept of enterprise VPN and mobile VPN client as a security technology for securing the network between enterprise information systems and smart phones. For implementing the mobile VPN client, VPN tunneling and encryption were used for user authentication and access control. When the smart phone OS is dualized with the usual OS and virtual OS, the VPN client application can be implemented and operated only on the virtual OS in order to be connected to the intranet. Thus, the enterprise smart phone security methodology can be enhanced more profoundly and be adapted to other smart mobile devices in the future.

Keywords

Enterprise Smart Phone VPN Mobile VPN Client ICT Security 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young-Ran Hong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dongsoo Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Industrial and Information Systems EngineeringSoongsil UniversitySeoulKorea
  2. 2.SomansaSeoulKorea

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