Quick definition: OpenVPN is an open source protocol for Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). It enables you to create secure, private network connections from point-to-point or site-to-site. It’s compatible with Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, and other operating systems, making it highly versatile.
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A Comprehensive Guide to IoT Protocols
When network entities like servers, gateways, routers, applications, and connected devices interact, protocols give them a shared language. A protocol is a set of rules both network entities must have in common in order to communicate. It governs what their interactions look like, what values and attributes can be transmitted, how they’re received and processed, what security methods will be used, and more.
IPSec vs. OpenVPN: What’s the Difference?
The more distributed your devices or employees are, and the more valuable your data, the more critical it is that your data transmissions are encrypted and secure. You want your devices and users to have access to network resources without leaving the door open to hackers.
What is Internet Breakout?
So an Internet breakout may be your local Wi-Fi router at home - or the gateway of your IoT sensors. In a cellular network internet breakout is the point where the data leaves the operator network. So for local networks such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth - the internet breakout is usually at the location of the device itself - for cellular networks the breakout is in a central place of the home operator - the one that sold the SIM card.