VPN Encryption: Strength In Data Protection

PIA’s VPN encrypts all internet communications coming from your device, making your personal data unreadable by many third parties, including:

  • Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • Network Administrators
  • Government Censors
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How to Get Online Privacy with PIA VPN

Step 1

Select a VPN plan

Step 2

Install the VPN app
on your devices

Step 3

Connect to any server
for total privacy

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1 Month

$11.95/mo

$11.95 per month

Billed every month

1 Year

$3.33/mo

143.40 $39.95 per year

Billed every year

All amounts are shown in US Dollars, and any discounts reflect a reduction based on the current monthly service pricing at $11.95 per month.

What’s Wrong With Standard Web Encryption?

Standard web encryption is great at protecting your passwords, payment details, and other personal information on most websites and apps you visit. However, it doesn’t stop many third parties (like ISPs) from collecting, storing, and selling all kinds of data about your internet usage. For more complete protection, you’ll need a VPN.

How Does VPN Encryption Work?

VPNs encrypt all internet traffic coming from your device. Once you’re connected to our VPN servers, all anybody can see is that you’ve connected to a VPN server. Third parties such as internet service providers and network admins can no longer monitor your activity online, including:

  • Which websites you visit
  • When you connect to a website
  • How long your connections last
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Everyone Needs Encryption

Encryption isn’t just for those who ‘have something to hide’. Your browsing history, internet usage data, and other connection metrics should be nobody’s business but your own. There’s no good reason to hand that data over to ISPs, network admins, or IP-based trackers.

Encrypt Your Data In Seconds

Purchase the plan that’s right for you, then follow these simple steps:

Open PIA

Step 1

Open the PIA app

Choose Server

Step 2

Connect to any server

Connect to country

Step 3

Enjoy encrypted internet traffic

Flexible Encryption Settings

PIA's default settings are highly effective at securing user data. If you’re a more experienced user, we let you optimize your VPN encryption settings to meet your own personal needs.

How Does A VPN Work?

PIA acts like a safety buffer between your device and the websites or applications you connect to.

  • An extra layer of protection
  • Internet traffic is concealed
  • True IP address is concealed
  • Less easily tracked
  • Thousands of server locations
  • Access your favorite content
  • No extra protection
  • Internet traffic is visible
  • True IP address is exposed
  • Very easily tracked
  • Only physical location
  • Content may be blocked
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1 Month

$11.95/mo

$11.95 per month

Billed every month

1 Year

$3.33/mo

143.40 $39.95 per year

Billed every year

All amounts are shown in US Dollars, and any discounts reflect a reduction based on the current monthly service pricing at $11.95 per month.

Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely. Data encryption is a crucial part of using the internet, and most apps and websites you use every day are already using TLS encryption (on sites that start with “HTTPS”). As more and more of our lives take place online, encryption has never been more important. End-to-end VPN encryption goes one step further, keeping your online data hidden from many third parties, like internet service providers and network admins, as well as various government censors and cybercriminals.

AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) is the gold standard of data encryption, with three main cypher key sizes – 128-, 192-, and 256-bit. There is no record of AES encryption ever being broken, and a brute-force attempt to crack this encryption algorithm would take theoretically billions of years. It is used by all kinds of security experts, governments, militaries, and other top-security agencies like the NSA to protect highly sensitive data.

When you connect to a PIA VPN server, your connection is given a unique encryption key known only to your computer and the PIA server you’re connected to. Our server then assigns you an IP address to obscure your location and creates a secure tunnel through which all your internet data is sent. Without knowing your encryption key, your data is completely unreadable to everyone except you.

A proxy server allows you to route your VPN connection through an additional server location. Shadowsocks and SOCKS5 are two proxies that PIA offers for users looking to bypass harsh geographical restrictions like those in China, North Korea, or Russia. Note that SOCKS5 proxies are not encrypted.

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