Entry from US English dictionary
A method employing encryption to provide secure access to a remote computer over the Internet.
- Two of the more common forms of extended access include virtual private networks and collaboration applications, such as supply chain management.
- Shortly, they will use wireless access to virtual private networks and Web services to get approval and the necessary documentation back on their machines with only a slight delay.
- On top of that, he says, the modem can add virtual private network capabilities to further enhance the secure work-at-home feeling.
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Syllabification: vir·tu·al pri·vate net·work
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