week 3 technology.docx - 1 Why are VPNs used to secure extranets A VPN encrypts packets before they are transmitted over a network VPN has encryption

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1) Why are VPNs used to secure extranets? A VPN encrypts packets before they are transmitted over a network. VPN has encryption software that encrypts send data and decrypts received data, therefore a company user a VNP to secure the extranet and to securely transmit data, data can be vulnerable during transmission and can be intercepted or compromised. An extranet VPN links outside users, customers, partners to an enterprise customers network over a shared infrastructure using dedicated connections . An example would be that extranet VPNs can be used to share an inventory and facilitate purchases with suppliers. The vendor or partner can supply updated product information and pricing to customers. And also, this can be
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Unformatted text preview: used to share project files with business partners or other users. 2) Do some research on-line and examine the capabilities of two financial software packages. Prepare a table that clearly compares and contrasts their capabilities There ae many financial software packages all have their strengths and their capabilities, as a business owner you need to choose which package suits your business needs the most. Peach Tree Intuit Quick books Windows Only Windows, mac and Linux Job costing capabilities Accountant copy capabilities Over 140 Customizable reports E-Store / E-commerce Integration No POS option Has POS option Can accommodate up to 40 users Only 30 users...
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