The VPN transforms a connection over the Internet in a secure connection.
Ways to use
A VPN can be used to connect a computer to a network (Host-to-LAN topology) or connect two networks, such as a subsidiary to the parent (LAN-to-LAN topology).
The data is encapsulated in an SSL connection (the same used to connect to banks and shopping sites). The data is encrypted, ensuring privacy, authenticity and integrity of communication.
The use of digital certificates guarantees server authenticity and prevents type attacks man-in-the-middle. Customer authenticity is verified by the use of passwords.
The use of SSL technology for transmission of information ensures ease of connection between networks, since all providers and routers cope well with this type of technology. For the authenticity of the server, a self-signed certificate generated by Winconnection can be used if there is no other available.