The aim of this Applied Knowledge Paper is to give a deep insight on the basics, components and benefits of Virtual Private Networks. A detailed understanding has been given for the business benefits of a VPN.
The document starts by giving an introduction to a VPN, followed by its components and implementation.
Further the types of VPN have been discussed. Basic VPN requirements have been talked about next. Followed by data security issues in a VPN and the ways of settings up a VPN have been elucidated.
Finally, the document wraps up the paper by evaluating the pros and cons and alternatives of a VPN. The author of the paper hopes that this discussion will serve as a comprehensive guideline for the readers.