GET VPN is Cisco’s latest-and-greatest site-to-site VPN technology, “eliminating the need for compromise between network intelligence and data privacy in private WAN environments” and “offering managed encryption without a provisioning and management nightmare”. However, as Jan Bervar points out in his blog post, GET VPN has some not-so-obvious security-related drawbacks.
Ivan Pepelnjak, CCIE#1354, is the chief technology advisor for NIL Data Communications. He has been designing and implementing large-scale data communications networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced technologies since 1990. See his full profile, contact him or follow @ioshints on Twitter.