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Why you should secure your smart home devices with internet security software

These days, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a device that’s connected to the web. The internet of things (IoT) is a global network of technologies that uses internet connections to transmit and receive data. It’s fundamentally changed the way we work and live. We employ this technology in all places, from the office […]

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 […]

Safeguard your mobile data with a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service

A VPN ensures a secure internet connection by maintaining the privacy of your data exchanges over Wi-Fi. It encrypts information at both the sender’s and receiver’s ends, blocking any inadequately encrypted traffic. Whenever you need to use a public Wi-Fi access point, remember to connect through a VPN if it’s available.

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 […]

Use a VPN when submitting sensitive information, such as banking data

Because VPNs encrypt data on both ends of a data transfer, there’s virtually no risk of the data being intercepted and read. If you’re working with especially sensitive information, use a VPN for peace of mind.