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distribute files when connected to company networkSolved

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2 years ago

Hi guys,
We were working on a way to share some important company files with the employees. In that process we found that some of our guys use local wifi when working. The files we are sending are at risk of man in the middle attacks and we can’t risk exposing these files. So we decided only to deploy these files when they reach the office and connect to our office wifi, the office network uses certificate verification so its safe to use. Can anyone suggest a method to achieve this. Any help is appreciated.

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2 years ago
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Check this link https://www.techradar.com/how-to/how-to-speed-up-a-vpn They have some tips to improve the vpn performance. Try it out.

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Participant
2 years ago
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Yes, true enough. But most of the vpn services are paid and they tend to decrease your network speed because all data is send only after it is encrypted. Affects you most when large data is transferred.

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2 years ago
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Definitely, a vpn is more secure than a proxy. The vpn works at the system level and encrypts all the data you send through it. Meanwhile, a proxy server doesn’t necessarily provide any extra security.

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2 years ago
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Ain’t it enough to setup a proxy network for security.

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2 years ago
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If you are looking for an extra layer of security, configure a vpn profile for the device. This will provide an added layer of protection for the data transfer.

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Hexnode Expert
2 years ago
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Hey @ezequiel,
Thanks for reaching out to us.

You can use the Dynamic Group feature to dynamically group devices according to the given conditions. In order to automatically categorize all enrolled devices based on their network connection, set the Dynamic Group condition filter as Network info > Wi-Fi IP Address > Is > input the IP address of the network connection.

Now, upload the required files to the Hexnode portal from the Content tab and configure a new policy to transfer the files. Provide the file names and the location on the device where the files should be saved. Finally, associate the policy with the previously created dynamic group. The policy will be automatically associated with the devices connected to the specified Wi-Fi network.

Hope that helps with your query.
Johan Blake
Hexnode UEM

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2 years ago
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I forgot to mention. All my devices are android phones. Almost all are above android 9. Actually we cant restrict the wifi connection to a single network, the employees will need to access wifi connects even after they leave the office.

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Participant
2 years ago
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If its for ios devices, there is an option to force the device connection only to the network we setup. Pretty useful feature if you have already configured the wifi policy for the device. This will ensure security for the data transfer.