how secure is a VPN
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed Jun 6 12:38:36 UTC 2007
In response to "Steven" <steven_list at techtron.co.za>:
> I have setup various VPN links using a variety of routers and
> configurations, and always been under the assumption that they are fairly
> well secured if setup correctly. Now I understand that the level of
> security will differ depending on your particular setup. However I guy I
> know who runs a rather large ISP claims that under the current SA
> infrastructure VPN's are simply not secure at all.
Just like all politicians are corrupt?
The security of a VPN is dependent on the VPN software using sufficiently
strong encryption and being free from bugs, in addition to proper setup by
I'd stop taking advice from this guy you know. He doesn't seem very
knowledgeable. Either that or you misunderstood his statement.
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