VPN Terminology

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Connection Methods Р Choose between TCP and UDP protocols for VPN connection.

 

Connection Log – A connection log has details of your interaction with the VPN server. This can be useful if you run into any problems and need assistance from support.

 

CyberSec – A wonderful feature that blocks out malware, ads & other malicious scripts that many of today’s websites try to display.

 

DNS (Domain Name System) – This is what gives websites their domain name. Instead of having to remember the IP address of the website, the DNS allows you to type their domain and end up on their site.

 

Encryption – Encryption is when data is securely encoded to prevent unauthorized access or theft of data. Often used with governments, military’s and top companies, this technology is now available to everyday people like us, through the use of VPN providers.

 

IP Address – An IP address is a string of numbers that are specified to your computer. They are similar to a street address for a house. It stands for Internet Protocol. It is assigned by your Internet Service Provider and when you conduct activities online it can reveal your location.

 

IP Binding – Forces applications to only work through the use of VPN software. Very handy just incase you forget some time.

 

ISP (Internet Service Provider) – This is a company that provides internet services to people & businesses. They are your lifeline to the internet.

 

Online Identity – A specific online identity is created by your browsing habits, screen size, activity time, browser details, username and many more details.

 

Proxy – A proxy is a connection that all other connections must go through in order to pass onto the internet. This can be handy for businesses or schools that need control over their network.