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Windows 7 Made Simple by Kevin Otnes

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Network Connections Outside of the Office or Home

When you take your computer outside of your home or workplace, your network speeds, connection strength, and security situation change. Connecting from a public place with WiFi is slower and can be less secure than connecting at home. Connecting to a work network from home can be slower and less secure than a direct connection to a corporate network at your office.

Virtual Private Networks

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is used to provide secure and direct connections across the Internet between a remote location and a company network. VPN is often used to enable workers to “remote in” from home or outside of the office to their company network or their office computer. Creating a VPN is not ...

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