When you go online, you face tons of lurking threats to your security and privacy. You also can encounter annoying content restrictions based on your location or IP address. All these problems can be addressed by a virtual private network, so why aren’t you using one?
Pretty much every deal we share is already great, so when they get even better, you’ll want to pay attention. Right now in the Cult of Mac Store, prices on VPN subscriptions, lessons in Logic and Excel, and a loaded Raspberry Pi kit have reached new lows. Read on for more details:
The benefits of using a VPN to connect to the internet almost always outweigh the costs. It also helps if the VPN is rated highly on the App Store (4.6 out of 5 stars from over 27,000 reviews). But if price is what’s holding you back, this deal is for you.
Online life is risky, with countless threats to our identity and data security. That’s why we’re big advocates of connecting to the internet via a virtual private network, or VPN. So we’re excited to share this deal on a subscription to a top-shelf VPN.
The internet is still like the wild west, with the online equivalent of the railroad companies looking to carve it up. It’s going to take people power to keep the internet open, like today’s Operation: One More Vote. But there are personal steps we can each take to maintain our privacy and freedom of movement online.
There’s a good chance you’ve heard about virtual private networks, or VPNs, but have no idea what they are. VPNs are, in essence, a way of establishing a secure and direct connection — like one you might have between two computers in the same office.
Using fancy techniques like dedicated connections, virtual tunneling protocols and encryption, a VPN distributes a connection that runs according to the same security and operational rules as that direct connection, only it’s distributed through a public network — namely, the internet.