The dangers of using a free VPN service

A recent article from The Next Web warns that free VPN services could be selling your data to 3rd parties. While the dangers of using a free VPN service are nothing new for the tech savvy, many are still using them.

At a time where the GDPR is now in full force in the European Union, this is an issue that will become more relevant. The article argues that free VPN services are the biggest culprits in abusing data. But before we list how dangerous VPNs can be, let’s see why you would need one in the first place.

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5 travel tips to become an online globetrotter

5 tips to become an online globetrotter

These days going one day without internet is a struggle for many. We increasingly rely on technology wherever we go, and while travelling having online access can make your life easier.

At our fingertips we have travel guides, local restaurant reviews, banking, flight updates, weather conditions, and the list goes on and on. Internet and travelers go hand-in-hand and the amount of tech devices released have definitely made the way we travel different.

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CLOUD Act on a collision course with EU privacy law

Companies all over the world have been busy with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), in the meantime the U.S. government has recently enforced legislation that goes against data privacy.

Signed earlier this year on March 23, the Clarifying Lawful Use of Overseas Data (CLOUD) Act allows U.S law enforcement to access data from U.S. company servers, anywhere in the world.

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The GDPR in a nutshell [Infographic]

Beginning May 25, 2018, companies and organizations operating in the European Union must comply with GDPR standards. We highlight the main points of GDPR with this infographic to help learn how it will impact your business.

vBoxx can help you become GDPR ready. Would you like more information about GDPR and our GDPR ready cloud? Visit vboxxcloud.com.

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What are the benefits of GDPR?

Search online for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and you will find plenty of posts explaining how it will impact your business, or tips on how to make your company GDPR ready. While the regulation will change how businesses should manage personal data, many businesses still fail to understand the benefits of GDPR. Read more to learn how will GDPR help improve how you handle data. Read more

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How to make your website GDPR compliant?

Do you have a website? Is it GDPR compliant? Do you know how will the GDPR impact your business? These are all questions that you should ask as a business owner or manager. Your website will have to be GDPR compliant by May 2018, and lack of compliance could mean hefty fines from the European Union. Read more