Thinking about VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) which I’ve used mainly for accessing institutional resources and databases remotely (probably one of the most common uses among students and academics). Working list follows on sources I’ve been reading to understand them better, as well as other uses, mainly privacy and security.

  1. Why You Should Start Using a VPN
  2. How VPNs Work
  3. How to Make Your VPN More Secure
  4. How to Secure and Encrypt Your Web Browsing on Public Networks aka creating your own VPN with Hamachi and Privoxy
  5. Build Your Own VPN
  6. Which Are the Best Anonymous VPN Providers?