Equifax Aftermath: You are only as strong as your weakest point

The public is shocked. Equifax revealed a massive breach of data affecting more than 140 million people, and the data that was stolen is frightening: full names, dates of birth, social security numbers, credit card numbers, and even driver’s licenses. It’s possible that individuals could be impacted by this stolen data for years to come. While many […]


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How a Canadian teenager targeted Yahoo, Amazon, eBay, and CNN and what it means for you!

In a recent Forbes post, our CEO, Francis Dinha, shared the story of “a creative Canadian teenager [who] used a malicious distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack to target major websites such as Yahoo, Amazon, eBay and CNN.” NPR dubbed him “the ‘Bratty Kid’ who took down the internet” after his attack overwhelmed the large sites by pounding them […]


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Implement VPN today to update your security to cloud-operations, supporting your cloud infrastructure

It’s just another day in the office: sipping coffee and connected to the public Wi-Fi at your neighborhood coffee shop, emailing other mobile workers, some traveling, others you’ve never met face-to-face. This is today’s workforce. Data is no longer contained within the walls of your building. With the rise of cloud computing and the mobile […]


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Why OpenVPN Supports OSTIF’s Bug Bounty Program

Leading companies like Facebook and Google have paid out millions to developers through their bug bounty programs. Now OpenVPN is supporting OSTIF’s efforts in engaging the brilliant minds in the community to maintain high cyber security standards. “We are very pleased at the announcement that the pilot program for OSTIF bug bounties has begun,” says […]


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What can my Internet Service Provider really know about me?

“The decision by Congress to vote to reverse privacy rules established by the Federal Communications Commission sends a clear message: You don’t have any privacy.” Francis Dinha, CEO of OpenVPN, Inc., and PrivateTunnel, explained this in his recent article on Forbes. Perhaps you only think about your Internet Service Provider (ISP) when complaining about the […]


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How to minimize the cost of a data breach

No matter the industry or the size of your business, you are at risk of becoming a victim of a cyber criminal. They target organizations of all sizes, governments, individuals, even IoT devices. If you don’t have a plan in place for what to do if you are hacked, you are putting yourself at risk […]


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How to marry your cloud computing and cyber security worlds.

Our CEO shared these stats from the 2017 State of the Cloud Survey in a recent Forbes post. The stats paint a picture of the new business landscape as it’s been redefined by cloud computing: Businesses are using the cloud to manage more workloads (52%) and initiate projects (40%), among other objectives. Companies that use […]


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Protect against identity theft with a VPN and these other mitigation strategies

Identity theft can happen to anyone. In the past, you might not have worried about it unless you lost your wallet. Today, however, with our globally connected world, your personal information could be stolen in myriad ways from online accounts or brick-and-mortar stores. Do you want to wait until an organization discovers the theft, determines […]


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Important tips for safely gaming online

What can you and your family do to protect yourselves when you play online games? We have some great tips for you. One of the most amazing things about playing online games is that it puts you in touch with the world. That’s pretty exciting – to create connections with different cultures and places – […]


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Major Obstacles Prevent Greater Adoption of Cybersecurity Technology

Why are so many of us not doing more to prevent cyber threats? Francis Dinha, CEO of OpenVPN, outlines the most common hurdles facing those who would adopt the technology needed to protect against attacks. Although many businesses and consumers recognize the threats posed by hackers, they often fail to act on those concerns, says […]


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