Posts tagged with "privacy protection"

The GDPR: A Year On

Just over a year ago, on May 25, 2018, the EU’s GDPR came into full effect. It’s the date that all businesses were meant to be compliant with new data protection and privacy laws. It was made into law on April 14, 2016, to expand on existing data-protection laws within the EU, and to maintain…

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A Complete Guide to VPN Encryption

Updated May 11, 2019 A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a privacy and security tool that encrypts all data transmitted between a device and a VPN server. The simplest way of understanding encryption is by thinking of a lock. With the right key, it’ll open. The lock, or encryption, is used to protect the data of your online activity, whether it’s making purchases or using personal log-ins.

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An Easy Guide to Maintaining Anonymity and Privacy Online

Updated March 4, 2019 Among all the technologies that people use to maintain their online privacy, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and the Tor Network are the most popular, and rightly so. Not only do they prevent your ISP, your government and cybercriminals from monitoring your online traffic, they cloak your real identity from the websites…

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