What is Wireguard? Secure, simple VPN still in development

    Date03 Sep 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Are you familiar with Wireguard? The Wireguard VPN offers better performance and a simpler, effective approach to cryptography. Learn more in this interesting CSO article: 

    Wireguard is a security-focused virtual private network (VPN) known for its simplicity and ease of use. It uses proven cryptography protocols and algorithms to protect data. Originally developed for the Linux kernel, it is now deployable on Windows, macOS, BSD, iOS and Android.

    Virtual private networks (VPNs) are indispensable to businesses. They link remote office branches to the main corporate network, they allow roaming employees to use internal company applications and enable cloud servers to be part of the same network as on-premises ones.

    Most VPN solutions that exist today were designed a long time ago, so they’re quite slow and are overly engineered. Enter Wireguard, a project that puts security and simplicity first.

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