Quick Glossary: Home Office Network Routers
Planning, installing and maintaining a reliable, secure and properly functioning home network is vital to the success of an individual working from home. Those working independent of enterprise support systems must assume many roles — including network administrator.
This glossary from TechRepublic Premium covers terms that are key to the proper installation and maintenance of a home office network router.
From the glossary:
VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKING
Using various encryption techniques and protocols, a VPN extends a private network — with its established access controls — to the public network. Under VPN protocols, users can transfer data, run applications and otherwise use a computer network as if it were a private network, even though a public network is integrally involved.
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