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 VPNs and IPSec Demystified

On Lamp tells us about VPNs and IPSec.

"A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a cryptosystem that allows you to secure your data as it travels over an insecure network such as the Internet. While this may sound similar to the SSH cryptosystem, VPNs have a different purpose. SSH was designed to allow a user to login securely to and remotely administer another computer. A VPN is designed to allow a user to access transparently the resources of a network."

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Dec 16, 2002 )

  


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