If you have been having difficulty setting up, or evenjust understanding VPNs, PC Stats has a posted a guide that is sure to help. They also cover the security aspects of having one running on your network.
“This article is intended to deal with creating Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to connect a home network with the outside world. In the course of this slightly more advanced PCstats guide we will discuss the nature of VPNs, the dangers of the Internet, and the encryption methods involved in securing yourself from them. It is assumed that you have a basic knowledge of the meaning behind networking terms such as IP addresses, Local and wide area networks, firewalls, etc. A VPN incorporates two features, encryption and tunneling , to ensure that the data is delivered safely and privately across the public space.”
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