ISEE and HTTPS 'CONNECT' method (252 Views)
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I'm currently using ISEE through a Squid proxy but I recently discovered that it uses HTTPS 'CONNECT' method to encapsulate its data.
This method is known to have security issue: setting up a tunnel with an external server, an internal user could use virtually any type of programs (IM, P2P, etc). In fact, many http-tunnelling-through-CONNECT programs exist (for instance, hopster).

Any suggestion?
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Re: ISEE and HTTPS 'CONNECT' method


Not positive what your question is but you are correct, the transport is secure http for the advanced configuration which sets up an authenticated/encrypted tunnel between the client system and HP's ISEE system.
There are security white papers as well as other useful information that may answer many of your questions at

Lisa Williams,
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