A Virtual Private Network (VPN) will allow you to securely connect to the Duke Network over the Internet when you are off-campus. While using the VPN, your remote computer appears to the Duke network like it is locally connected at Duke rather than off-site. The VPN provides an additional layer of security to the technologies already in place within the Duke network, allowing confidential information to be safety transported across a public network.
- 32 and 64-bit OS support (In Win7, click on Start, Control Panel, System and you can see which OS under the System heading)
- Increased speed
- Secure Socket Layer (SSL) transport
- Improved hardware & software redundancy
- Smaller client footprint
- Seamless client upgrades
- Improved security