The Newer versions of an iPhone and iPad have built-in VPN support. This makes it easy for you to setup a VPN connection on your iPhone. Moreover, you can also create a connection with the OpenVPN networks as well as other VPN networks by installing 3rd party applications such as ExpressVPN, NordVPN, TunnelBear, etc.
Some benefits of VPN include hiding your device IP address, securing the network while accessing public Wifi hotspots, cost saving compared to traditional leased dial-up connections, online anonymity, ads blocker, etc.
Android smartphone has the default option to create VPN connection. After keying in the necessary details for the VPN connection on your Android device, you would have to log in with the credentials provided to you by the VPN service provider. Another option is via installing the Android app of the registered VPN service provider such as NordVPN, ExpressVPN, TunnelBear, etc. Let’s see how to setup a VPN on Android with both options.
VPN can serve a variety of purposes such as secure access to a corporate network on the internet, hides your public IP address, open restricted sites, bypass school and college restrictions over some web services, etc. People often question why use a VPN if there are several free proxies available?
A Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol establishes a secure ssl VPN connection between your web browser and a remote VPN server. It doesn't require for you to install client software on your computer. SSL portal VPN and SSL tunnel VPN are two types of SSL VPN.
IPSec VPN has become standard for a site to site VPN. It provides access to entire subnets of the corporate network. A VPN client software is required at the user end who access the corporate server on the internet via VPN tunnel.