Today, many who are interested in computer technology and communications have heard about such a popular technology as VPN. However, most of the articles describe subtle nuances of technology that are often not understood by less experienced network users. This article will help you understand the basics of VPN technology. We tried to state everything in the simplest language and include at least technical terms in the text.
The acronym VPN stands for Virtual Private Network (Virtual Prvate Network). This technology is designed to organize an internal network within another network with reliable protection of the transfer of all data between users. Typically, the core network for a VPN is the Internet.
In order to imagine the meaning of technology, it is enough to take as a basis any company that has a head office and several branches in different parts of the city or even in different regions of the country. Each branch has its own local area network for data exchange. At the same time, data transfer between branches is carried out through publicly and insecure channels. Continue reading