First NAS - how best to secure it?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by newbino, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. newbino

    newbino Registered Member

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  2. mirimir

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    As I wrote there, run a VPN server on your perimeter router.
     
  3. driekus

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    Second the VPN route as the best way to secure a NAS router and minimizes exposure to any backdoors introduced at the behest of government.
    Technology such as OpenVPN is the best, very reliable and open source.
     
  4. newbino

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    Thank you both for your replies.

    @mirmir, I profess my utmost ignorance, even after browsing the net I am not quite sure what a "perimeter router" is. Am I to take it that what you are suggesting is setting up the Synology as a VPN Server? Or, are you suggesting to set up the Synology as a VPN client and then connect it to my external VPN provider?

    How to set up the Synology NAS as the VPN Server https://www.synology.com/en-uk/knowledgebase/tutorials/459
    How to join a Synology NAS to a VPN network https://www.synology.com/en-global/knowledgebase/tutorials/523?lang=enu&q_id=523
     
  5. mirimir

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    "Perimeter router" is the router/firewall between your ISP modem and your LAN.

    You run a VPN server there. Then you can remotely login, and securly access your LAN, and the NAS box connected to it. You can also access your ISP Internet connection.
     
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