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 Of course there is also the possibility of combining the former two reasons into one. E. g., have the computer of an employee //never// connect to the internet directly, but only via VPN through the company'​s (secured) network. In this case, the only allowed connection via the internet is the actual VPN tunnel. From the company'​s network you may connect to the rest of the internet via a firewall or other suitably secured internet connection. Of course there is also the possibility of combining the former two reasons into one. E. g., have the computer of an employee //never// connect to the internet directly, but only via VPN through the company'​s (secured) network. In this case, the only allowed connection via the internet is the actual VPN tunnel. From the company'​s network you may connect to the rest of the internet via a firewall or other suitably secured internet connection.
 ===== Gaming ===== ===== Gaming =====
-In the gaming community, the security aspect is mostly negligible. Usually the reasons for using a VPN are one of the two: Either you simply cannot connect to a server over the internet (e. g. running game servers only accepting connections from the local subnet) or you don't want the server to appear online (on purpose ​running a [[server types#LAN server]], which can only be connected/​seen by friends via the VPN).+In the gaming community, the security aspect is mostly negligible. Usually the reasons for using a VPN are one of the two: Either you simply cannot connect to a server over the internet (e. g. running game servers only accepting connections from the local subnet) or you don't want the server to appear online (purposely ​running a [[server types#LAN server]], which can only be connected/​seen by friends via the VPN).
  
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