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VPN

abbr.
virtual private network

VPN

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) virtual private network: a network that uses the internet to transfer information using secure methods
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WireGuard is the future of VPN protocols. Already, ipoque detects 70 of the top VPN services worldwide, and aims to detect 100 by June 2019.
Whilst iOS 12 supports most VPN protocols, it does not have native support for OpenVPN.
The vast amount of VPN protocols supported includes PPTP, SSTP, L2TP, IPsec, OpenVPN and tunneling protocols like Ethernet-over-IP and IP-IP.
The safest VPN protocols are OpenVPN and also IKEv2/IPsec, which employs very strong cryptographic algorithms and keys.
To enhance security for virtual private networks (VPNs), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 includes libreswan, an implementation of one of the most widely supported and standardized VPN protocols, which replaces openswan as the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 VPN endpoint solution, giving Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 customers access to recent advances in VPN security.
Each location is compatible with all VPN protocols: PPTP, L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, as well as Golden Frog's proprietary VPN technology, Chameleon.
My VPN provider, a major player in the market, explained in an e-mail that the disruption was due to a recent update of the Great Firewall, referred to as the GFW, which 'now has the ability to learn, discover and block VPN protocols automatically'.
The unit reportedly supports embedded IPSec VPN protocols, allowing users to establish up to 16 simultaneous encrypted private tunnels over the Internet.
There are many different types of VPN protocols such as GRE, PPTP, L2TP, and IPSec.