Virtual Private Networks in Business Research Paper by cee-cee

Virtual Private Networks in Business
This paper explores virtual private networks (VPNs) as a foundation for business partner collaboration.
# 108203 | 3,029 words | 17 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 25, 2008 in Accounting (Financial) , Computer and Technology (Networks)

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The paper provides an overview of the market factors contributing to the growth of virtual private networks (VPNs) as enablers of interprocess communication between partners. The paper offers an assessment of the security considerations of using VPNs and an assessment of the two dominant types of VPNs including IP SEC and SSL-based. The paper presents a series of case studies that illustrate how VPNs are used today by partnership-based organizations.

Executive Summary
Market Factors Increasing VPN Adoption by Partner-Based Organizations
Assessment of VPN Security

Sample of Sources Used:

  • AMR Research (2005)- SOX Spending for 2006 to Exceed $6B. John Hagerty and Fenella Sirkisoon. Tuesday November 29, 2005. Accessed from the Internet on October 8, 2007:
  • Chou, W (2002). "Inside SSL: Accelerating Secure Transactions." IT Professional. Sep/Oct. 2002: 37- 41.
  • Ciampa, Mark (2005). Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals. 2nd Edition.Massachusetts: Thomson Course Technology, 2005
  • Cisco Tutorial (2007). Basics of the OSI Model and associated documents. Accessed from the Internet on October 8, 2007 from location:
  • Cisco Systems. (2007). White Paper on Security. Retrieved October 8, 2007 from location:

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