Secure On the Go Connections

Attending multiple conferences this summer? I have been. A certain fact has come to my notice. Devices people are slipping into their backpacks and sling bags aren’t bulked up computing monsters. You know, the laptop with the seventeen inch screen. Or, the ultra-light Macbook with a weighty power supply. Instead, tablets and Chromebooks predominate. The problem most of us face, unless we use paper (synthetic or natural) and pen, we face a security challenge. We must secure on the go connections. In this blog entry, we will explore several virtual private network (VPN) solutions you will want to invest in.

 If the hotspot you’re using…[is] simply unsecured, hackers nearby can eavesdrop on your connection to gather useful information from your activities. Data transmitted in an unencrypted form (i.e., as plain text) may be intercepted and read by hackers with the correct knowledge and equipment. This includes data from any services which require a login protocol (Source).

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