What is a VPN?

A VPN is a virtual private network. You probably haven’t used one unless your company or office has one. A VPN connection is private, but it can be accessed from anywhere you have an Internet connection. If there’s one thing you need to know about a virtual private network, it’s this: it’s guaranteed to provide…read more.

What is a Proxy?

In movies, the odds are you’ve seen a scene where friends get mad at each other. Instead of talking to each other and working it out, they ask a mutual friend to relay a message to them: John: “Alex, tell Ryan I’m not talking to him.” Alex: “Ryan, John says he isn’t talking to you.”…read more.

What is a Wireless Access Point?

Once you go wireless, it’s hard to imagine going back to a wired connection. Wireless Internet is just too convenient. But how does wireless work, and what exactly are wireless access points? WAP basics A wireless access point (WAP) is a small device that enables users to connect to an Internet network using Wi-Fi. Some…read more.