Virtual Private Networks

Fred Baker

Tuesday February 25th 2003 at 7:00pm
College of DuPage, SRC 1450ab


Virtual Private Networks (VPN's) are a technique to extend private (mostly corporate) networks across a public network (mostly the internet). This presentation is an introduction to VPNs and the technologies that support them. This is a non-vendor implementation discussion, including:
  • The main business drivers for VPNs
  • The 3 types of VPNs (remote access, internal, external)
  • basic encryption
  • Public Key Encryption
  • IPSec
  • plus other VPN technologys Deployment issues

    Speaker Bio

    Fred P. Baker, CCIE #3555, MCSE+I, MCSE(2K), CCIP(security), CCSA has been working in the network field for some 22 years beginning with pre SNA IBM mainframes. He has been working with IP with cisco equipment for some 9 years (started with IOS 8 and cisco was spelled with a small c). He worked for Ameritech for 23 years and currently works for Allstate Insurance as an internal consultant. He holds certifications in cisco routing, cisco security, Windows, and Checkpoint

    Getting to the meeting

    The next general meeting of UniForum Chicago will be:

            February 25th, 2003
    	7:00pm to 9:00pm
            College of DuPage
            Building SRC, Rm 1450ab
            22nd and Lambert
            Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599
    Take 355 to Butterfield Rd (Rt 56).
    Take Butterfield West to Lambert Rd, then Lambert Rd North to Circle Drive.
    Turn right and look for Lot 8 or the Faculty/Staff parking lot (just north of Lot 8).
    Walk to the SRC building, and enter through the south entryway.
    Room 1450 is on the first floor, accessable through the cafeteria by walking through it to the far north end.

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