VPN is standfor 'Virtual Private Network', historically used by private organizations to link geographically diverse locations seamlessly via the internet.
A VPN 'tunnels' traffic between two devices by transmitting it over the public internet.
you can say that it is the emulation of a privately owned local network over the internet via a public network. Alongside enabling you to access restricted websites (like facebook, Twitter, gmail, Youtube and other restricted websites). It promises much more facilities such as high degree security, intrusion free network, appreciable speed and so on.
License & USE OF ICT VPN
- It allows you to unblock websites such as Facebook, Youtube and Twitter and other restricted websites.
- It provides an extra layer of security by applying encryption techniques
- You can easily unblock VOIP Applications e.g. Skype.
- It allows you to safely use P2P applications and torrent to download your favorite stuff online.
- When you connect through VPN, it allocates your system a server generated IP which means your real IP will become hidden. Thus it provides its users with complete anonymity by hiding their real IP addresses.