While it's month old news, I'm just now realizing that we never surfaced an important report into Between the Lines that was written in December by ZDNet blogger George Ou. Ou unearthed a critical security weakness in one of the most commonly deployed methods for establishing virtual private networks that no organization should turn a blind eye to: PPTP.
Between the Lines
Larry Dignan and other IT industry experts, blogging at the intersection of business and technology, deliver daily news and analysis on vital enterprise trends.
Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.
Rachel King is a staff writer for ZDNet based in San Francisco.
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