Usenet Newsgroups

There are many Usenet newsgroups that may contain articles on VPNs and VPN products. We’ve come up with a list of groups that contain discussions about VPNs:

comp.dcom.sys.cisco

This group often contains discussions about L2F, L2TP, and the PIX firewall.

comp.security.firewalls

A group where many VPN announcements and articles are posted; it’s also a great place for firewall information in general.

comp.os.ms-windows.networking.ras, microsoft.public.windowsnt.protocol.ras, and microsoft.public.windowsnt.steelhead

All of these newsgroups have regular discussions of Microsoft VPN products.

comp.protocols.tcp-ip

This group sometimes contains articles relating to VPNs, tunneling, and IPSec.

sci.crypt

A newsgroup that deals specifically with cryptography issues.

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