VPN


Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
VPNVirtual Private Network
VPNVirtual Page Number (memory architecture)
VPNVertical Pattern Noise (digital camera sensors)
VPNVorgangspfeil-Netzplan (German)
VPNVoice Product Net
VPNVirtual Path Number (telecommunications)
VPNVolunteer Physicians Network
VPNVirtual Productions Network
VPNVendor Part Number
VPNVentral Posterior Nucleus (somatosensory relay nucleus in thalamus of the brain)
VPNVerace Pizza Napoletana (Italian: Genuine Pizza Association)
References in periodicals archive ?
A VPN can be configured for three types of connections:
It doesn't take extraordinary technical skill to set up a basic VPN configuration as you'll see in "Setup Time," at right; however, it is strongly recommended that any remote-access installation be set up by an experienced consultant to make sure all security aspects are given consideration.
Figure 1 is a simple example of an IPSec VPN tunnel between two sites.
In a non-IPSec VPN environment, the packet would now be on its way to CPE B.
The enhancements to the Cisco VPN Client software and Cisco VPN 3002 Hardware Client provide extensive, integrated end-point security capabilities critical to remote access VPN deployments.
Cisco also announced recently extensions to the VPN capabilities in select models of its high-performance PIX 525 and 535 Firewalls.
One or both sides of a secure VPN connection can be a local area network.
It's possible to overcome the mutually exclusive features of firewalls and VPNs, but to do so requires an understanding of the underlying challenges and standards that shape VPN technology.
SafeNet's SoftRemote product family is the de-facto standard for VPN client software with millions of users worldwide.
Automatic Data Delivery: Advanced networking features enable any IP application to communicate directly to the mobile device through the VPN tunnel, such as Microsoft's Direct Push Technology to send e-mail, calendar, contact, and task updates to Windows Mobile powered devices as items arrive or change on the server.
Check Point VPN-1 Power delivers comprehensive, accelerated security for today's demanding environments, with tightly integrated firewall, VPN, and intrusion prevention technologies that provide comprehensive security and remote connectivity for corporate applications and network resources.
Apani Networks, the leading enterprise data protection software provider focused on securing inside the network perimeter, today announced VPN support for Intel-based Macintosh.