The recent Facebook debacle and other data privacy scandals have fuelled a rising interest in virtual private network (VPN) software among consumers. Many people have adopted them for protecting their data at public Wi-Fi hotspots, or to digitally encrypt their information against possible surveillance by governments or service providers when traveling. A wide range of consumer VPNs are now available for PCs, smartphones and other mobile devices. Most require a nominal subscription. Some are even free. But there are plenty of hidden risks that users may not be aware of. Businesses realize they can ill-afford to let employees use their own consumer VPNs for work. A professional, enterprise-grade VPN service that everyone in the company must use is really the only way to guarantee protection for confidential business information as it moves across the Internet.
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