Secure Global Desktop 4.40 Administration Guide > Security > Introducing SGD Security Services
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SGD security services allows SGD to use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to provide secure connections, for example between client devices and SGD servers.
Secure connections have the following benefits:
Internet transactions are open to many forms of attack, for example packet-sniffing, DNS spoofing, and man-in-the-middle attacks. It is critical to recognize that even when SSL is used, a connection is only secure if SSL is configured correctly.
SGD security services can only help raise security levels as part of an ongoing security strategy. They can not transform your intranet into a high-security installation by itself.
SGD security services can be used to secure the following connections:
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