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by CSO Contributor

Virtual Private Network

Mar 19, 20031 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Most often, a remote access system that is quickly replacing traditional dial-up modem pools. With a VPN, remote users typically connect to an Internet service provider (ISP) or a private IP-based network and from there establish a secure connection with network servers via an encrypted tunnel. VPNs can also be used for secure communication across a LAN or WAN.