Data privacy and cyber security writer.
Joe has been working in the VPN field for over seven years, and has a passion for analysis and debate. He loves learning new technologies and software, and regularly uses everything from Kali Linux to Pro-tools. When not writing about digital security, Joe helps businesses improve their website usability and spends his free time playing guitar and reading about data science, IoT, and philosophy.
Internet surveillance and how to keep your activity privateRead Guide
Internet surveillance is the act of monitoring the activity of a person whilst they use the internet. Some forms of internet surveillance are illegal and most others questionable, but many are legal and performed by governments, ISPs, and even internet services. Surveillance offers government agencies the ability to gain a deep understanding of a target. […]
VPN router vs VPN on deviceRead Guide
If you’ve read a few of our guides you’ll know how strongly we advocate the use of VPNs to protect your online privacy and break down the walls of censorship. So today we’re going to look at setting up and using a VPN on your router so you can protect every device on your home […]
GDPR is in full force – are you compliant?Read Guide
The European General Data Protection Regulation is widely misunderstood by many small businesses. It’s one of those topics that many people have some idea about and are keen to talk loudly about, while frequently missing the point, although few really understand it. At its core, GDPR governs how businesses must protect EU citizens’ data, and […]
How to use the internet privatelyRead Guide
Many people these days know that their internet browsing is not particularly private, but most aren’t aware of quite how much they are being tracked. In this guide I will explain the most common methods of tracking, and how to overcome them and keep your internet usage private. Changing your browser or search engine won’t […]
How to Unblock YouTube – 2 quick methods and 2 you need to avoidRead Guide
Like so many video platforms, YouTube conforms to strict licensing agreements that mean many countries experience heavy geo-blocking, resulting in millions of users experiencing the dreaded message: “The uploader has not made this video available in your country”. I for one believe that the internet should not be restricted based on your national borders, and […]
How to Use a VPN when You Are Travelling?Read Guide
When I’m travelling either to a foreign country or just inside my home country, I never connect to the internet without using a VPN service. I recommend everyone to to the same every single time you are travelling. This should honestly be a best-practice employed by everyone, regardless of what you are doing on the […]
A Beginners Guide to VPNsRead Guide
Chances are by now you already know a bit about VPNs and what they do. Perhaps you’ve heard they’re useful for unblocking content on Netflix, or getting around internet restrictions at school or work, but you may want to develop a much better understanding of how they work before parting with any cash. Up until […]