VPN: How Is It Helpful?

Carrie Bono
May 6, 2017
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VPN or virtual private network is a group of networks that have been melded together over the internet. VPNs are very helpful for big companies who want to expand their business to remote locations without spending money for the infrastructure. For an individual user VPN can provide an added security blanket and help them private internet access Netflix and other websites that would be inaccessible to them due to geographical restrictions.

What VPN does

Infinity VPN secures your computer’s internet connection so that all the incoming and outgoing data is encrypted and cannot fall into the hands of a third party.

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List of people who need VPN

  • The Worker: A student or worker might require a VPN to access sensitive data from their college or workplace network when they are not physically present there. In this scenario, the person would already have access to a VPN.
  • The Netflix junkie: Well this person wants to watch tv episodes as they are aired and not wait for its air date in their own country or want to access programs that isn’t allowed in their location and so on.
  • The security minded: there are people who understand just how scary the internet is. Hacking and identity theft can destroy lives, a VPN would ensure that their computer is absolutely safe from any prying eyes.
  • The download enthusiast: Nobody needs a VPN more than an avid downloader. The legality of the download can be questionable, but there is not much harm in getting a file off the internet when trying to buy it could cost a huge chunk of money. The VPN will ensure that nobody can trace the location of the computer.
  • Just about everyone: Even if you don’t come under any of the above categories, getting a VPN service can do you no harm. At the least it will keep your laptop secure when you are using the wi-fi at the airport or at your local coffee shop.

 

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