Virtual Private Network


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Virtual Private Network

Also called a VPN. A computer network connecting the main office of a company to its regional offices, and sometimes to individuals using the network remotely. Until the 1990s, a VPN was a dial-up connection or a network set up especially for the company. Since then, most VPNs simply use the Internet.
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The acquisition of Okena further enhances Cisco's comprehensive security portfolio of network-integrated solutions and appliances for Virtual Private Networks (VPN), firewalling, intrusion protection, and security management.
These services could include virtual private networks (VPNs) and advanced toll-free (800) services.
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The company's offices are connected via a wide area network and remote working consultants can access broadband via a secure virtual private network (VPN).
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The secure, wireless Virtual Private Network (see "LEAP for Joy," page 56) enables Ball and Eckel to make sure information in the game remains confidential, and allows them to push data to students whenever they like.
It can function as a VPN (virtual private network) appliance supporting both fixed and dynamic clients.
Use a Virtual Private Network: And finally, until WAP becomes the norm for wireless security, and with the authentication vulnerabilities from WEP, Virtual Private Networks may be the most efficient solution.
The NetScaler 9000 Secure Application Networking System now features secure, remote access for Web-based and client/server applications, terminal access and files through integrated secure socket layer virtual private network functionality for encryption, as when as authentication, authorization and auditing.
It facilitates the exchange of encrypted documents, e-mail, instant and voice messages over a secure virtual private network. No special software or hardware needs to be installed.
"A Virtual Private Network connects two devices located at different locations, securely, through a public network like the Internet.
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