“Establishing secure access is a logical first step to extending the enterprise into the cloud. By setting policies for compliance, reporting and remote connectivity now, you set the stage for how your team will work within the cloud in a smooth and secure fashion. Using Network Access Protection (NAP) with IPsec connectivity technologies like DirectAccess can help by improving your auditing and compliance reporting.
It can be difficult to identify and gather the necessary data when creating an auditing and reporting solution for a new DirectAccess or IPsec deployment. Here we will show how a hypothetical company might create a DirectAccess and NAP solution and provide reporting data to determine who was connected, when they were connected and if the client computer was within compliance”
This is a very interesting article on how to get some semblance of compliance monitoring with DirectAccess. While this article focuses on the Windows DirectAccess solution, it also applies for the most part to a UAG DirectAccess deployment.
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DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER
MVP (Enterprise Security)