VPNs

How To Close the IoT Security Gaps In Your ICS Networks

Today’s industrial control system (ICS) networks are much more advanced than networks of the past. In addition to IT systems, IoT devices like cameras, tablets, asset management sensors, and environmental monitoring devices are deployed to streamline workflows and enhance data-driven decisions.  IoT devices make up 30% of all connected endpoints. While these sensors, apps, and […]
May 10, 2022
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VPN Audits — A Primer and a Security Audit Checklist

VPN companies make bold claims and promises. But should you trust them? How can you verify the reliability and performance of a VPN?
January 27, 2022
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VPN Hardening: What It Is and How to Do It

Cybersecurity is inherently complex. It involves hardware and software, as well as the most complicated component — actual human beings. Sometimes, though, the most simple measures can make a significant difference. That’s the case with VPN (virtual private network) hardening.
January 13, 2022
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OpenVPN Commercial Solutions Not Affected by the Log4Shell (aka, Log4j) Exploit

In the last few days there were a number of alarming headlines about the Log4J Shell exploit. Those headlines, understandably, caused considerable concern for security teams around the world, including here at OpenVPN. While many companies dealt with questions from their customers, we were no different. Support tickets came flooding in from concerned customers who […]
December 15, 2021
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VPN's Role in SASE

SASE is everywhere right now -- but it's not just one product. It's an architecture. So how does a VPN come into play?
December 9, 2021
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VPN Kill Switch for OpenVPN Connect Now Available

Whether it’s an unreliable internet connection or ISP, VPN server problems, or an issue with antivirus or firewall settings — dropped connections happen. Which is exactly why the OpenVPN development team decided to add a kill switch feature.
November 18, 2021
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How VPNs Prevent DDOS Attacks

DDoS attacks increased by 151% YoY in the first half of 2020 -- and with every increasing remote work, that trend is likely to continue. How can your company protect itself -- and what can a VPN do?
October 28, 2021
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Key Differences Between Proxies and VPNs

Read on for a closer look at the Proxy vs VPN debate, what the main differences are, and what combining the two can do for your cybersecurity approach and online privacy.
October 21, 2021
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Site-to-Site VPNs & OpenVPN Cloud

For any business looking to grow and scale their site-to-site network securely, OpenVPN Cloud does just that — and with no servers on-premise required.
October 19, 2021
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How a VPN Helps with Network Security

Modern businesses don’t operate strictly on-prem. In fact, more and more of a business’s essential data and services are now often hosted in the cloud, which means that it's again time to revisit what it means to have strong network security.
October 14, 2021
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