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VPNs and Remote Access Technologies

VPNs (virtual private networks) are essential to secure remote access of your network, and in this course we’ll be focused on how to lock down your network using VPN tunnels and different remote access technologies.

3 videos  //  25 minutes of training

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Course description

Our focus in this course will be on VPNs and remote access, including the different types of VPN technologies (including TLS and IPSec/L2TP) and a discussion of how VPN tunneling functions. We will also be discussing different methods of allowing users to remotely access your organization’s network as well as some security controls that you should apply to mitigate potential risk.

Course syllabus

VPN OverviewDuration: 7:41

Tunneling and VPN TechnologiesDuration: 8:01

Remote Access TechnologiesDuration: 9:28

Meet the author

Kevin Carter

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Kevin Carter is the CEO and Founder of Mesh Networking LLC. Kevin has 15 years of experience in the finance and IT industries with an emphasis in IT and operations management. In the past, he has supervised day-to-day IT operations for multiple hedge funds with excess of $1 billion AUM, helping to implement and support IT infrastructure, trade operations, order management systems and market data applications.

From 2010-2016, Kevin was the Chief Technology Officer at Dialectic Capital Management, LP. Before he joined Dialectic, he was a field technician and CSA/SSA Manager at Richard Fleischman & Associates, a hedge fund IT consulting firm. Kevin is currently certified by (ISC)² (CISSP), Microsoft (MCSA, MCITP, MCDST, MCP), SolarWinds (SCP), VMware (VCA-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCA-WM), Rackspace (CloudU), Bloomberg (BTTC, BESS), and Apple (ACA).

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