With the introduction of ExpressVPN’s new connection protocol, there are a lot of people – including me – who are wondering exactly how Lightway vs WireGuard vs OpenVPN compare. I’ve been testing each protocol for the past year, and here’s what I’ve learned. Be sure to subscribe to the All Things Secured YouTube channel! So […]
Frequent Asked Questions About VPNs
A virtual private network, or "VPN", can be somewhat complicated to explain, especially for those who aren't exactly tech-savvy.
In this collection of frequently asked questions about VPNs, we answer those confusing topics that we get the most emails about.
--> Is a VPN legal to use?
--> What is SmartDNS?
--> Do I need a dedicated IP VPN?
--> What is OpenVPN vs WireGuard protocol?
In the articles below, you'll find specific answers to each of these questions that will help you get a better understanding of VPNs and how the encryption technology works.
If you have any questions that aren't listed here, feel free to send us a message to let us know!
The VPN industry lives in the dark shadows of the internet, operating between that fine line of “useful tool” and “deceptive gimmick”. Before you go searching for “the best VPN”, make sure you understand these two secret truths that can help you decide which VPN really is best for you. If you’ve been told that […]
Your devices are assigned what are known as “dynamic IP addresses” when you access a network, which means that the address changes each time you log on. There are times, however, when a static or dedicated IP address is preferred. Here’s an explanation of what that means and which are the best dedicated IP VPNs […]
Using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) can be both a blessing and a curse. It’s a trade-off between all the benefits of a VPN, such as online security and the ability to access geo-restricted content, and seriously compromising internet speed. Issues with VPN connection speeds are commonplace. Perhaps even you’re wondering if it is possible […]
How do you stream content from Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, HBO now and others, if they aren’t available in your location? This is a practice known as geoblocking, and thankfully there are a number of software tools that can help you bypass these restrictions. One of the most popular, which we’ll dive into here, is SmartDNS. […]
For those living in China, internet censorship and geoblocked content are simply part of daily life. A virtual private network isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. The problem, however, is that there’s a lot of false information about the best VPN for China from people who have never lived here. This is what you need […]