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Essential Technology for Remote Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 outbreak has forced millions of workers around the globe, across different industries, to work from home. Companies like Amazon, Facebook, and Google have all asked employees to work remotely for the foreseeable future, in attempts to curb infection rates. Smaller companies have also followed suit, as most countries order employees from non-essential businesses to stay home. While before the outbreak, remote work was considered a perk, the virus has now made it a daily routine. A large-scale experiment has…

VPN Usage Rises by 180% due to Skyrocketing Streaming of Netflix as Online Communities Unite in Isolation

VPN services have been on the rise, bridging the gap between individuals and uniting them into online communities and "watch parties" on Netflix, nearly doubling the usage of virtual private networks compared to the pre-pandemic period. ZoogVPN, a freemium VPN service provider, has shared more insights on how the newly changed habits have affected our network dependency To combat the loneliness crisis, people have been gathering into various online communities and "watch parties" on Netflix to lessen the emotional stress…

Full Stream Ahead! Your 2020 Guide to Cord-cutting

How VPN Puts You on the Fast Track In today’s dynamic, content-rich digital world, asserting control of your cyberspace is key. Whether you’re concerned about privacy from censorship or just want the freedom to binge-watch entire seasons of The Office from anywhere, a VPN subscription is just the ticket.  Before we go over how a VPN lets you go full stream ahead and overcome any pesky geo blocking tactics, let’s take a closer look at what a VPN does and how it operates. What is VPN and How Does it Work? Traditionally,…

Is the Coronavirus Threat Forcing Businesses to Create a Remote Workforce?

The Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19 - is making headlines around the world. Businesses are cautiously being advised to review Business Continuity Plans (BCP) in the event the global virus outbreak is upgraded to a pandemic. Specialists have advised that citizens may have to self-isolate to contain the virus. Some estimates suggest that up to 1 in 5 people “could be off sick” in the event a pandemic is declared. According to the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization (WHO), Coronavirus belongs to the…

Marketing without Data

With new legislation on the horizon, what does a future with restricted data mean for marketers? Unless you have been under a rock, or not reading your industry press, you will no doubt be aware of California’s attempt to protect its flock with stricter data privacy laws under The CCPA slated for 2020. Others have quickly followed suit with more than fifteen state proposals and a plethora of federal ones that could result in a further complicated patchwork of compliance controls. On top of legislation, consumer…

Infringement of Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

Privacy in the digital age is a hot topic at the moment. After a honeymoon period, people are starting to realize how much of their data is stored digitally, and what the consequences can be. If you’re active online, chances are your full name, identification number, addresses, phone number, credit card details, etc. are stored online somewhere. On top of an invasion of privacy, if someone accesses this data, it can leave you vulnerable to further attacks. Your finances, relationships, and even your future can be at…

Removing the Proxy Albatross: Three Problems IP Data Solves for Marketers

As consumers spend more time online to perform everyday tasks from banking to shopping to streaming entertainment, an increasing amount of this internet traffic is being routed through proxies. Online users wanting to surf the web anonymously often use proxies that can provide them with a means to mask their IP address from the rest of the world―and thus their locations and all the contextual information that can be gleaned in order to make marketing messages more targeted and personalized. By connecting to the internet…

Future of Cybersecurity: Best Practices for Small Businesses

Not so long ago, cybercrime was primarily associated with big business and government organizations – in other words, huge entities whose information is extremely valuable. Small and medium-sized businesses felt largely unaffected by the cybercrime scare – after all, as long as you do not move around millions of dollars, there is no reason to target you, right? Wrong. As cybercrime methods grow more sophisticated and hackers grow more numerous and organized, they more and more often turn their attention to small companies.…

ZenMate Reports Significant Increase in Traffic and Revenue due to World Cup 2018 and Changes to its Portfolio

VPN Subscriptions Sales Double as the World Cup Continues Zenmate Introduces Ultimate and a New Version of B2B Offering Zenmate Heavily Testing Free VPN Tier in Emerging Markets ZenMate , the leading VPN service provider owned by the internet security and privacy company ZenGuard GmbH, has seen a considerable rise in revenue and website traffic due to the high demand to stream the World Cup. The company's constant efforts to eliminate buffering and improve the overall streaming quality seem to have had a…