"Network threats can come from anywhere, at any time, and they can take you down before you even know they're there. To seize them, you need a network security solution that's at the top of its game. That's WatchGuard. Uniquely architected to be the industry's smartest, fastest and most potent network security solution."

SecureAuth IdP & WatchGuard Technologies

WatchGuard knows that by integrating the best security technologies available into the proprietary platform, WatchGuard engineers can focus on purpose-driven technology advances that solve real security problems. Like how to deliver data in a way that drives understanding and creates actionable intelligence. Adding SecureAuth IdP to the mix creates an extra layer of security between users and the device, and subsequently, the VPN's protected resources.

SecureAuth IdP integrates with third-party products to enable a VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection between a network and computer for end-users physically located outside of an organization. An SSL (Secure Socket Layer) VPN protocol used with SecureAuth IdP creates a secure HTTPS session from a PC web browser to the application server being accessed. Additional software is not required since the web browser is used as the client application.

The end-user submits credentials via a VPN client which contacts the VPN server to authenticate and connect the remote user to the internal network. The VPN connection employs strong encryption for the end-user's access to restricted, private data, thereby keeping this data secure from the other users of the underlying network, which might be a public network such as the Internet.

WatchGuard's SSL VPN establishes a secure remote access tunnel into the network and corporate resources and creates a protected access path to sensitive data. By integrating SecureAuth IdP with WatchGuard's VPN, customers can be sure that the users able to enter the Virtual Private Network actually are who they say they are, especially if logging in under questionable circumstances.

SecureAuth IdP can integrate with WatchGuard products using RADIUS authentication. When integrating via RADIUS Authentication, SecureAuth IdP acts as a RADIUS Server, authenticating users via the RADIUS protocol to securely enable access to a RADIUS Client (WatchGuard, for example).