3.6. Identifying the Purpose, Benefits, and Characteristics of Using a Proxy Service

The term "proxy" is defined as the function or authority of acting for another. It can be used in legal settings, where a person is given the authority to be the proxy for another person and to therefore act on that person's behalf. In computer terminology, a proxy service is a service that makes a connection to the Internet on behalf of a user. The proxy service provides many benefits to an organization by making the Internet connection instead of letting each client make its own connections.

3.6.1. Critical Information

You should understand the purpose of a proxy service. In addition, you should understand the main benefits that a proxy service provides an ...

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