Are you aware of the uses of VPN? If not, then you have visited the most appropriate place because here we are going to discuss briefly about them. As we all know VPN stands for virtual private network. That expands a private network across a public network and make users receive and send data across public or shared networks if their computers were directly connected to the private network. The use of VPN provides safety, security, and management of the private network.
The Virtual Private Technology was created to allow remote users and main branches to access the same resources and applications. There are many VPN services out there in the market. You can choose any one of them in accordance with your requirements and advantages. A VPN connection results in two main technical outcomes-
- A Virtual Private Network encrypts and hides users signal and make online activities completely illegible for eavesdropping.
- A Virtual Private Network controls user Internet Protocol address and makes them appear from a different location, country, or region.
It may happen that your VPN server slows down your Internet speed by 20 to 50%. However, there are tons of advantages of cloaking your activities and change your IP address which we are going to discuss here.
Download and upload P2P files with complete privacy
There are many associations like MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) which hate P2P file sharing intensely and completely against it. However, there are many sites like yggtorrent which allow P2P file sharing by making use of VPN. As it is believed that Virtual private networks are P2P user’s best support system. While VPN connection slowdowns internet speed by 20 to 50% that will hide your file upload, download, and actual internet protocol address. So that you cannot be caught by legal authorities.
Use Public Wi-Fi with complete security
Most of us use hotel and many other public Wi-Fi whenever get chance without getting aware of the fact that this can lead us to serious cybercrimes like hacking and all. As public Wi-Fi systems offer no security and encryption to signals and all. So it’s become really easy for some hacker to hack our confidential information.
Accessibility of any website even at your workplace
As an employee of an organization, we are often restricted to access various websites through our company server. That often makes us feel annoyed and frustrated at the same time. But with using VPN, we can tunnel out our company restrictive network and make a connection to any websites and all.
These are some of the brilliant reasons for using Virtual Private Network.