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What is a virtual private network?

A virtual private network, or VPN, is a third-party service that creates an encrypted connection that can be used to securely access the Internet. Since they provide an extra layer of security, the Security Summit has recommended VPNs as an additional tool for tax professionals who work remotely or routinely send and receive PII and financial data over the Internet.

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