Get secure and private access to the internet
Imagine VPN as a hack-proof, encrypted tunnel for online traffic to flow. Nobody can see through the tunnel and get their hands on your internet data. NordVPN gives you peace of mind each time you use public Wi-Fi, access personal and work accounts on the road, or want to keep your browsing history to yourself.
What is a VPN ?
Virtual Private Network (VPN) is used to provide privacy for a private or public network connection from your computer to the internet. Many companies use a Virtual Private Network to connect to private and public networks while on Wi-Fi or a public hotspot. VPNs are highly recommend as an added measure to protect your company’s assets as well as your privacy while using the internet. VPNs prevent identify theft or eavesdropping on your network activity, protect private communications or sensitive data while using the internet for browsing the web or sending email.
Why is it important to use a VPN ?
Virtual Private Networks allow you to browse the internet anonymously, and they protect your identity and privacy. Censorship of the sites you visit also plays a role, and VPNs enable you to connect your computer to Hostwinds’ location to browse from an IP Address in the USA. Your data and privacy are important, and using a VPN will keep your information more secure.
What does a VPN protect from ?
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) can hide your computer’s IP Address so that it appears that you are from another location. This is commonly used for any WiFi hotspot, coffee shop, home, or cellular network from which you may be connection to the internet. A VPN also provides you with the ability to send data through an encrypted network so that it is not intercepted when you use the internet. By connecting to a VPN while using the internet and having up to date anti-virus software running on your computer, you are taking steps to prevent being hacked and decreasing the chances of your sensitive data from being stolen. Transferring data while browsing websites, sending emails, performing website-related administration tasks, connecting to your business assets, sending and receiving emails is risky enough as it is in today’s world. Using a VPN helps protect your data while it is transferred over the internet.
Will the VPN work on my device ?
Hostwinds Virtual Private Network (VPN) Service works on iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, and MacOS. We’ve got you covered in terms of protection across multiple device platforms.
What is requiered to use a VPN ?
Once you have placed the order for your VPN service with CloudsPal , you will receive an email with a zip file to download from your Hostwinds Client Area that includes all the files you need to use a VPN from your PC or laptop. This consists of the application that you can run once it is downloaded. Depending on the platform you are accessing your VPN from, you may require additional software to access.