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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 […]

Consider getting a VPN for your home network

As we’ve mentioned many times (because it’s that important), if you use public Wi-Fi, you need a VPN to protect your privacy. However, what about a VPN for your private home network? Virtually all private home networks are wireless, so you’re still using a Wi-Fi connection, albeit a (hopefully) password-protected one. A VPN can make […]

VPNs are useful for accessing region-restricted streaming services

Yes, VPNs are exceptionally useful for security purposes. But they’re also good for other things, like accessing region-restricted streaming services. For example, if you’re in the U.S. and a show you want to watch is only available in the U.K., you can use a VPN with a server located in the U.K. to access and […]