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VPN

Computers.
  1. virtual private network: a system or technology that uses a public network, usually the internet, to transmit encrypted data between a private network and a remote authorized user.


VPN

abbreviation for

  1. virtual private network: a network that uses the internet to transfer information using secure methods


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Word History and Origins

Origin of VPN1

First recorded in 1980–85

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Example Sentences

Even though he uses a VPN connection, his Internet is cut off whenever he makes the relevant web queries.

But tech experts say the filters will be easy to evade, using VPN or proxy servers.

Eptir at bj hann sik til ferar, ok var fklddr, ok gyri sik me saxinu, en hafi ekki fleiri vpn.

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