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Free VPNs – are they worth the risk?

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are like online security suits of armor, encrypting your internet activity and keeping your data private. But here’s the thing: free VPNs might not be the shining knights you imagine. The Shady Side of Free VPNs: The Onavo Example: Remember Onavo VPN? This free app, once owned by Facebook, was recently […]

The VPN crash course: What are they, and how do they work?

You may have heard that using a virtual private network (VPN) is much safer than browsing unprotected on public networks, and it is. But, do you understand what exactly VPNs are, and why people choose to use them? Before we get into what makes VPNs the safer option for consumers, let’s talk about what they […]

Public Wi-Fi: convenient, but creaky

Public Wi-Fi: free internet on the go, sounds tempting, right? But hold on, public Wi-Fi is known for its security gaps, so be cautious if you must use it. Imagine public Wi-Fi as a free public restroom – convenient, but not exactly the most secure place. Hackers can lurk on these networks, waiting to snatch […]

Foster a security-conscious remote work environment

Given the prevalence of remote work and the fact that it’s likely here to stay, extend security measures to employees’ home environments and ensure that such measures are clearly understood. Specifically, provide guidelines on securing home networks, using virtual private networks (VPNs), and implementing physical security measures for remote work setups. A security-conscious remote work […]

Lean on a virtual private network (VPN)

While you’ve likely had a VPN recommended more than once, the reminders are warranted. Preserve your online privacy and enhance security by using a VPN when accessing the web — particularly when using public WiFi. When you’re connected to a VPN, your internet traffic is encrypted and routed through secure servers, shielding your data from […]

Keep a VPN application on your mobile device

Virtual Private Networks, which can be either free or subscription-based, offer the most reliable way to secure your online connections. While cellular services typically provide considerable protection when you’re mobile, a VPN offers complete safeguarding of your online activities. This is particularly beneficial when you’re using a Wi-Fi network that isn’t your own. Whenever you […]