hi and welcome to less than 1.9 off the end user Cyber fundamentals course.
This lesson will be focused on VP ends.
You will learn what a VPN is
and why you should use one.
So what is your VP? In
Phoebe s stands for virtual private network,
A VPN will create a secure connection from your computer to ah host on another network.
The other network can be anywhere in the world or it could be a host in your company's office.
Companies use VP ends to allow workers to remotely connect to company. Resource is
you can even use one to access your home network while traveling.
VP ends are also used to secure and encrypt communications when using an untrusted public network such as public WiFi
in order to connect to a VPN, depending on the VPN, you may have to install a VPN clients on your laptop or other device and use this client to log into the VPN,
as we discussed in lesson to. In order to create a secure encrypted connection,
trusted keys are exchanged to verify both hosts.
Once both hosts are verified, the secure encrypted connection is established.
So why should you use a VPN
off VPN will boost your security.
A secure VPN will provide confidentiality, data, integrity
Also referred to a C I A.
If you have your c i s s p certification, you should be well versed in this.
The VPN secure encrypted connection provides data confidentiality and ensures that the data being transmitted and received is not red by unauthorized party and protection from bad actors, prying eyes and attacks such as man in the middle attacks.
The secure connection also guarantees data integrity.
This means that no tampering or alterations occurred to data while it travels between your host and the VP and host
a secure VPN also provides authentication
which ensures that the source and destination are reliable and authentic
of VPN can provide increased anonymity.
Since all the requests Goethe, the VPN hosts Internet connection, it will appear as if you are in the country of the VPN host.
This will hide your location
and provide you some invisibility
so you can be a New Jersey and the VPN can be in Germany and it will look like you are a user browsing the internet in Germany.
Ah VPN will also keep your Internet browsing history private, as all Internet traffic appears to be coming from the VP and host and all Internet browsing is going through the secure VPN tunnel.
It can also help with geographical restrictions such as geo blocking while traveling
or all of the above?
The answer is all of the above.
VPN establishes a secure, encrypted private connection over the Internet that provides confidentiality, integrity and authentication,
often referred to as C I A.
In this lesson, we talked about what a VPN is and what a VPN can do for you.
We discussed how a VPN is beneficial and how it will increase your security while you are on the Internet and keep your Internet traffic private and protected from bad actors.
Here are my references.
Thank you, and I will see you in the next lesson.