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July 25, 2019 — In addition to this week's NewsBreaks article and the monthly NewsLink Spotlight, Information Today, Inc. (ITI) offers Weekly News Digests that feature recent product news and company announcements. Watch for additional coverage to appear in the next print issue of Information Today. For other up-to-the-minute news, check out ITIís Twitter account: @ITINewsBreaks.

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'Overcoming the Dangers of Virtual Private Networks' by Don Boxley Jr.

Don Boxley Jr. writes the following for DH2i:

Most consumers regard Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) as a credible means of securing their data transmissions and overall privacy. Few realize VPNs were initially designed to provide these benefits for on-premise settings, offering only limited efficacy on the assortment of mobile, hybrid cloud, and multi-cloud technologies commonly used today.

In fact, in these environments it’s not uncommon for the perils of VPNs to outweigh their purported advantages. …

[A] concern for national security is just the latest in the long line of VPN problems in distributed settings including issues of privacy, enterprise security, and regulatory compliance.

For more information, read the blog post.

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