Virtual Private Networks
Privacy on the Internet
The importance of using a VPN if you want to be secure when you access the internet.
Information about how a VPN works and how to get one.
Your IP Address identifies you and your location and Internet Service Provider generally keeps logs of all your activity. The connection to your Internet Service Provider is not encrypted or secure so can be easily read by hackers.
A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to create a secure encrypted connection to a different server from your ISP.
When connected to the Internet via a VPN, your encrypted secure connection uses an anonymous IP address. The IP address is allocated by the remote VPN server thereby shielding your identity and location.
VPN service providers have many servers located around the world, giving the customer the ability to select where they would like their lP Location.
VPN’s can be used to access region-restricted websites, shield your browsing activity from prying eyes on public Wi-Fi, and more.
VPN’s originally were just a way to connect business networks together securely over the internet or allow you to access a business network from home.
Due to the increasing security threats to private individuals using the internet, many companies are now offering VPN services for general use to combat hackers.
Is your location and IP Address secure?
This is the IP address allocated by your ISP and your actual location.
Ensure your Privacy
When you are connected via a VPN, you choose a location that could be anywhere in the world and the IP address belongs to the VPN server.