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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Businesses struggling to meet GDPR deadline

25th of May is almost knocking our door and many companies still playing catch up with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Reports in April indicated that IT managers across U.S, UK, France and Germany were still not transforming their business quickly enough to adapt to the GDPR.

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5 ways technology has changed the way we travel

People have traveled around the world for years to discover and visit the most beautiful places. Technology has made traveling a lot easier, but many of us do not realize how quickly it changed over the years. How has technology changed the way we travel?

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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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Tips on how to create a strong password

How to create a strong password?

Passwords tend to be underestimated when you don’t work in IT. If you are often online, chances are that you have subscribed to various online platforms. Whether it is a cloud solution, a note taking app or Facebook for each you will need to choose a password. The sheer number of apps and online platforms available make it difficult for anyone to manage every password appropriately. Read more