CESG Infosec Manual V sets out a standard for configuration and use of the IPSec protocols to allow them to be used to protect RESTRICTED material. The standard is not intended as a replacement for cryptographic solutions using Baseline Grade evaluated products but is appropriate for smaller requirements where flexibility is important, as with mobile computing and teleworking.
I have advised a Central Government client on the use of Manual V IPSEC techniques for remote access by the Department's strategic partner. I this configuration Manual V offers a Value for Money solution while meeting the requirement to maintain protection appropriate to a GSI connected organisation.
I have advised a government agency on the deployment of an SSL based link under Manual T.