Internet Protocol Security is a set of protocols to ensure the protection of data transmitted over the Internet Protocol. Allows authentication, checks the integrity and / or encryption of IP packets. IPsec also includes protocols for secure key exchange on the Internet. Basically, the application for the organization of VPN-connections.
|First released||Late 1980s|
|Developed by||US NIST|
|Used by||Amazon, Google, Microsoft|
Basically, IPsec is used for the organization of VPN-connections.