VPN Encryption: Types & Protocols

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Why are protocols followed in network communications?

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1. The two main types of VPNs are:

2. Authentication and _____ are used to together to provide the most secure VPN connections.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo allow you to see what you know about VPNs. Answer questions about how they work and are secured.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll review your understanding of:

  • The purpose of protocols in network communications
  • Different varieties of VPNs
  • How VPNs are secured

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how encrypted data is decoded
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the most commonly used VPN protocols
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how VPNs are secured and why they use protocols

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this form of web security, review the lesson titled VPN Encryption: Types & Protocols. New information explored will include:

  • Secure socket layer
  • What https means on a web address
  • Who is likely to use VPN
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