In this series of posts I will show how to use IPSEC technology and VPN to secure data when roaming in public access hotspots with your mobile devices and then how to implement your own VPN server or connect your home network so some traffic will be forwarded to the VPN and the rest will be forwarded through your ISP network. This post will introduce the VPN basic concepts.
Protecting your data with VPN technology
A few days ago I went with my son to a 5 team water-polo tournament (by the way his team won all 4 of their matches :-)) and at the swimming pool there was an open hotspot, no password no security. (more…)