Internet Security and Privacy in VPN

Antonin Pavlicek, Frantisek Sudzina

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In this work we studied the security and privacy issues in VPN. The safety features of VPN have been addressed in many studies. We in this work studied the influence of Inventory personality traits on use of VPN and proxy servers. We did the work in the institutions at the Czech Republic. The respondents were 478 university students. Gender, age, and type of student’s job were used as control variables. We reported the results, conscientiousness, openness to experience, gender, and type of student’s job influence the preference. It is less conscientious, more open to experience, male, and working full time in the field they study that use VPN and proxy servers.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Networking Technology
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)133-139
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventInternational Conference on Digital Information Management - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 24 Sep 201826 Sep 2018


ConferenceInternational Conference on Digital Information Management
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Bibliographical note

The paper was presented at the 13th International Conference on Digital Information Management in Berlin, and it was published as a journal article, not as a paper in a conference proceedings


  • privacy
  • security
  • personality traits
  • VPN
  • proxy

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