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What is A VPN? Why Should You Be Using One?

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What is a VPN?

VPN stands for virtual private network. Using software, VPNs create a virtual network between two separate physical networks. For example, if you are connected to your home Wi-Fi network but need to connect to your company’s intranet, VPNs allow you to do this.

This same technology can be applied in different ways for other uses too. If…

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