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What is SSTP VPN Protocol? Technically speaking, SSTP (Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol)¬† is a form of VPN tunnel that enables users to access a private network by using HTTPS. This protocol offers similar advantages to OpenVPN (i.e. the ability to utilize TCP port 443 typically used by HTTPS protocol to establish secure internet connection). SSTP is a proprietary standard owned by Microsoft and is built in and integrated into Microsoft products. This makes it an easy to use encryption option. To put it more simply, SSTP is a protocol that allows a connection to NicVPN servers on a built in mechanism and does not require use of any additional application. What are the advantages of SSTP use? SSTP can allow traffic to pass through most firewalls and web proxies. Additional Microsoft Support for Microsoft products SSTP has a great reputation for being a secure VPN tunnelling system Convenience of using…

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  What is Tor? Tor or “The Onion Router” is a service created to allow people to anonymously browse the Internet. It is a decentralized system that allows users to connect through a network of relays rather than making a direct connection. The benefit of this method is that your IP address is hidden from the sites you visit by bouncing your connection from server to server at random, in essence, losing the trail. Drawbacks: While your data is encrypted along each of the relay nodes, the final connection point at the last relay in the chain can be compromised if the requested site does not use SSL. Tor has a known drawback of substantially slowing down your browsing because of the numerous hops your data is relayed through. For those concerned with the prying eyes of the government, Tor was created in conjunction with the U.S. Navy and is…

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