APPENDIX A Answers to the “Check Your Understanding” Questions

Chapter 1

1. A. For this small office, an appropriate connection to the Internet would be through a common broadband service called digital subscriber line (DSL), available from the company’s local telephone service provider. Because the company has so few employees, bandwidth is not a significant problem. If the company were bigger, with branch offices in remote sites, private lines would be more appropriate. VSATs are used to provide connectivity to remote locations and typically used only when no other connectivity options are available.

2. D. When traveling employees need to connect to a corporate email server through a WAN connection, the VPN will create a secure tunnel between ...

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