What is the difference between SSL and a VPN? Why you would use a VPN when SSL is used prevalently. Without getting into the finer details of how VPNs and SSL works, below i will provide a simple explanation as to when you might want to use SSL and/or a VPN.

CIA Triad/Rating

This is a very important IT Security principal. Considering these 3 factors we can help guide the design of a system.