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Personal VPN Services for Security Overview

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Info Level: Beginner Presenter: Eli the Computer Guy Date Created: June 13, 2013 Length of Class: 25:35 Research Assistance: Tracks Security / Data Integrity Prerequisites None Purpose of Class This class teaches students why Personal VPN Services are important, and what to think about when buying them. Class Notes VPN's have been used in corporations for 15 years, but regular people using VPN services is relatively new. Concept -- Personal VPN's allow you to encrypt your data from being sent from your computer to a VPN Server. This prevents hackers from stealing you information when you access the Internet from a public Wifi. Types of Encryption used in VPN's PPTP - Vulnerable IPSec - Enterprise SSL -- Ease of use and theoretically "clientless" When Purchasing VPN Services think about Cost -- Are you paying PER device or for an account for all devices you own? Which Devices Can use the Service Reliability of service and bandwidth that the service can actually provide Security? If I was a CIA Mastermind or Organized Crime Lord I'd invest a few million to setup "free" VPN services and then mine every bit of traffic that went through them. Provides Tunnelbear OkayFreedom Corrections Lab Setup Used in Demonstration N/A Study Guide N/A Resources https://www.tunnelbear.com/ https://www.okayfreedom.com/ http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/339-why-ssl-vpn.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network

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