VPNs are no longer something only used by the largest corporations. They are an essential for everyday, average internet users. I still hear the question “Why do I need a VPN service for my computer/tablet/phone” all the time. I’ll answer that question, and more, in this article.
A VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a method used by computer users all over the world to secure and protect their privacy while using the internet. In the past, it has usually been corporations that used VPNs, but private citizens are using them more and more often lately for the very same reasons of safety and privacy that companies have enjoyed for years.
What is a Corporate VPN? To start with a basic, ‘VPN’ stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a network made private in a virtual sense, which uses public telecommunications. In this article we’ll be talking about the public telecommunications device which you are using right now – the Internet!