- L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is a protocol used to support virtual private networks. This protocol does not give encryptions or confidentiality all by itself. It depends on an encryption protocol that it passes within the tunnel to provide privacy.
- OpenVPN – It is an open-source software application that uses techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections in bridged or routed configurations and remote access facilities.
- PPTP – This does not describe full encryption or authentication features, and relies on being tunneled to implement security functionality. The use PPTP is to give security levels and remote access levels.
- SSTP – SSTP is the most advanced security protocol. It allows sensitive information to be transmitted securely.
Hide My Ass supports various protocols for their users. They support the following: