With the growing need for secure virtual access and data protection across networks, the virtual private network (VPN) has established itself as a staple food for companies, especially in the age of remote work. A VPN provides a virtual way for users to securely connect to a network server regardless of their location or Internet service provider (ISP).
Businesses can choose from several types of VPNs, with IPSec and SSL being the most popular. IPSec and SSL offer different advantages and disadvantages to network administrators and users. Therefore, it is important to understand the key differences and determine which option best suits your network topology. In some cases, your business can benefit from both IPSec and SSL VPNs.
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IPSec and SSL VPNs: Pros and Cons
IPSec, or Internet Protocol Security, is a type of VPN connection that is made over the IP or at the higher network level. As soon as the required client software in both the sending and the …