[FoRK] Recommendations for a reliable subscription-based SSL VPN or proxy service for "secure, portable, virtual" office?

Lucas Gonze lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 21:52:56 PST 2012


With an ssh tunnel to a vanilla shell account only the domain of the shell
would be visible. Does that meet the need?

On Friday, December 28, 2012, Ben (B.K.) DeLong wrote:

> Whatever network I am on (work, guest etc) can view the sites I go to,
> servers I visit etc. even if the traffic is encrypted. Traffic
> analysis is a PITA but getting easier thanks to big data...I want the
> vpn or other means to mask,all traffic w/o having to TOR it.
>
> On Dec 28, 2012 8:44 PM, "Lucas Gonze" <lucas.gonze at gmail.com<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >
> > How does true crypt on Dropbox fall short, BK?
> >
> > On Wednesday, December 26, 2012, Ben (B.K.) DeLong wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi all -
> >>
> >> Hope everyone had/is having an enjoyable holiday break. I'm at my new
> >> gig and thinking about being more vigilant regarding the separation of
> >> personal life and work technologically. Any access of personal files
> >> or activities, while at work, is done via a Portable Apps setup
> >> through a Mountable TrueCrypt drive stored on DropBox.
> >>
> >> It syncs regularly and while most of the activity is over SSL, I'd
> >> like to ensure any and all activity being done from those particular
> >> applications are done either over an encrypted hosted VPN or (if I
> >> must) a hosted virtual machine that I can VPN/remote into from work.
> >>
> >> I'm not trying to be surreptitious here at my new job, but at the same
> >> time, I've been trying to find the sweet-spot to this "secure,
> >> portable, backed-up virtual office" solution for a while and the VPN
> >> or Virtual machine setup is my last piece.
> >>
> >> I'm looking for something that's no more than $10-$30 a month. But I
> >> am open to alternatives if I replace the dropbox solution.
> >>
> >> Many thanks in advance for thoughts. I'll share what I come up with.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Ben DeLong (K3GRN)
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> >> +1.617.797.8471
> >>
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