July 30, 2020

Online benefits
The internet is a savage and unforgiving place for those unfamiliar with the security measures needed for protection. You might wonder how you can protect your data from being used in ways you don’t agree to and from unscrupulous criminals on the internet who want to use your information. As many people are beginning to […] Read more

TikTok Privacy

July 28, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Strengthen Your TikTok Privacy

The video sharing app TikTok was first released in 2016. However, in the last year or so its popularity took off, especially with those belonging to the “Gen Z” generation. Today, the app has been downloaded more than a billion times. Unfortunately, with increased use comes increased scrutiny. Because the app is based in China, […] Read more
Setting Up a VPN

July 23, 2020

5 Valuable Reasons to Consider Setting Up a VPN

There’s no denying that virtual private networks have become increasingly popular in recent years. People worldwide use VPNs to protect their privacy and anonymity, and get unrestricted access to the internet.  Basically, a VPN is a tool used to provide users with secure internet access. It enables you to send and receive data privately by […] Read more
Manage app permissions

July 14, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Manage App Permissions

Apps run the world. Few of us can go a day without Instagram, Spotify, Netflix, and more. Unfortunately, the apps we trust most don’t always deserve that trust. They claim that, in order to work, they need access to your device. Some apps want to use your camera and microphone, others request permission to access […] Read more
VPN Protection

July 9, 2020

VPN Protection and Other Tips to Make Video Streaming Kid-Friendly

The beauty of the internet is that you can find everything you need with just the click of a button or a simple search. Though this has definitely made people’s lives much easier, this accessibility is a double-edged sword––especially when children are involved. After all, one simple and innocent Google search can direct a child […] Read more
Privacy while protesting

July 9, 2020

Tips for Protecting Your Privacy While Protesting

Massive protests are raging around the world. They’re fighting against police brutality and rampant racism in the United States and other countries. Despite many nations having laws to protect the right to protest, there have been several examples of law enforcement agencies fighting back, often with violence. This is just one of the dangers protesters […] Read more
Slow VPN Connection

June 25, 2020

Troubleshooting Tips for Fixing Your Slow VPN Connection

Virtual private networks are the perfect tool for keeping your internet activities private and secure. They work by using encryption protocols, location switching, IP masking, and more. Unfortunately, some less-than-perfect services may slow your overall internet speed which can be frustrating. Use these tips to fix a slow VPN connection.  Change your VPN server location […] Read more
Online attackers

June 18, 2020

Will Using a VPN Protect You From Online Attackers?

Perhaps the biggest question that revolves around the use of VPN services is this: will they stop online attackers, like hackers? They can! VPNs also help you surf the web with more privacy and many enable you to avoid geographical boundaries that limit the content you can access. The best part about all of this […] Read more
Video Conferencing Apps

June 16, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Protect Your Video Conferencing Apps

Video conferencing apps keep us all connected. In today’s social landscape, with quarantines and travel restrictions around the globe, they’re arguably more important than ever. These apps allow us to keep in touch with friends and family, and make working from home more effective than ever. Recently, there seem to be more video apps than […] Read more
Data Mining

June 9, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Avoid Data Mining

It’s no secret that companies want your data. It’s one of the easiest ways for them to make money. However, if they just asked for it, most consumers would say no. Why? Because it’s a massive breach of privacy. So instead of asking, companies resort to data mining. But what is data mining and how […] Read more
Secure internet access myths

June 4, 2020

Debunking Misconceptions About Using a VPN for Secure Internet Access

Data security is a major concern that consumers should remain conscious of now more than ever. That’s why virtual private networks have become a popular service as a way of addressing the matter of cybersecurity and maintaining secure internet access. Although most consumers know what the term VPN means, there are still misconceptions about what […] Read more