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The importance of Virtual Private Network (VPN)

A VPN or a Virtual Private Network is a set of networks conjugated together to establish secure connection over a public network (internet). VPNs are also used by businesses and large corporations like banks, educational institutions to provide remote users with the privilege to access the private network securely and effectively. A wisely chosen VPN can even protect you online irrespective of whether you are using platforms like windows, Linux, Android or Apple. There are several reasons why you need a VPN (Virtual Private Network). Unrestricted access: Access websites that …

The best solution to Metadata retention in Australia

What is Metadata? Metadata can be defined as the activities or moves that you make on the web via any digitally connectable device like desktop, tablets, smart phones etc. Literally transformed, when you browse the web, respective information like IP addresses, device type, login date and time, physical location etc all gets categorized as metadata. The Australian government on 26th March 2015 passed the bill on Metadata retention that requires the pertinent ISPS/telecommunications industries to monitor and garner the metadata information of every single Australian and retain it for a …

The Importance of SSL and Being Safe Online.

Working within the web development and online security industry, many clients come to me and ask: “Why do I need an SSL Certificate for my website?” With those on the other end of a website asking: “What does an SSL Certificate do when I visit a website?” Besides the fact that the cost of an SSL Certificate can be as low as only $5 per year from SSLTrust. One of the best ways I like to answer these questions is to consider the point of view of potential customers to …

Why a VPN is more important to you, a blogger

Online data breach has been on of the biggest concerns haunting people of today. It seems as though the cyber criminals have joined hands to work towards a unique goal of digging deep into the personal details of the people who surf the web, eventually to expose them or to pry into their online wallet. With such a looming threat, it is inevitable even for a blogger to take some security factors into consideration rather than focusing solely on bringing his/her blog up. There are several blogging platforms out there …