Introduction to VPNS

In Introduction to VPNs, participants will learn the basics of Virtual Private Networks as well how to install and use a VPN.

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: You may have heard other genealogists talking about a VPN . . . so what is it, how does it work, and why should you be interested? VPN is a Virtual Private Network and allows you to keep all your Internet searching as well as data use from prying eyes. In addition, a VPN can help you gain access to content that you might not normally have access to. Participants will learn the basics of Virtual Private Networks as well how to install and use a VPN. We’ll discuss which VPN is right for you and your research as well as off tips and tricks for getting the most out of VPNs.

Audience Level: Beginner

Content: 4 page handout

Outline

  • What is VPN? A Quick Review
  • Privacy and VPNs
  • Which VPN is Right for You?
  • Setting Up and Using a VPN
  • Tips and Tricks for Using a VPN
  • Resource List

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