Introduction In an era where internet security is paramount, the adoption of secure protocols like HTTPS has become a standard practice for websites. HTTPS encrypts the data transferred between your device and a specific website, protecting it from potential eavesdroppers and malicious actors. While HTTPS is a significant step towards online security, it’s crucial to… Read More
This is the first “Ask the Expert” column in which Private WiFi CEO and computer security expert Kent Lawson responds to readers’ questions. This column will be an ongoing, monthly series, and this inaugural column discusses VPNs and their importance in staying protected online.
With the holiday season already upon us, now is a great time to go over Internet security tips so you and your family can stay safe into the new year and beyond. If you follow the news, you know that online data theft is a constant threat. The good news is that it’s easy to… Read More
Being the CEO of Private WiFi means I’m on the road a lot, which also means that I’m constantly staying in hotels as I travel. As you might guess, I’m always logging onto the Internet when I stay at these hotels using the hotel WiFi network. Before I get into the reason why I’m writing… Read More
Earlier this year, the Harvard Business Review published a story about the hidden dangers of public WiFi networks and urged everyone to stop using them. They cited a recent study conducted by the Identity Theft Resource Center® (ITRC) in conjunction with Private WiFi which indicated that nearly 80% of people admit to using public WiFi… Read More