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Chapter 6, Problem 9SAT
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A(n) ______ private network uses a public network (usually the Internet) to connect multiple remote locations.

  1. a. circuit-switching network
  2. b. packet-switching network
  3. c. virtual private network
  4. d. encrypted network

Program Description Answer

A “virtual private network” uses a public network to connect many remote locations.

Hence, the correct answer is option “C”.

Explanation of Solution

Virtual Private Network

Virtual Private Network (VPN) works as a private network over the public network such as internet.

  • It allows only the authorized user to access the data through the use of secure, encrypted connection and special software.
  • It uses the public wires to connect the remote site or users together.
  • It allows a computer to access the public network to share the data, and uses the functionality of private network such as security, management and so on.
  • Connection of Virtual Private Network (VPN) is similar to the connection between the sites in wide area network (WAN).

Explanation for incorrect options:

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