There are a number of reasons both businesses and home users would want or need to use a VPN service. In this article, we will focus on the home user only.
Firstly, if you are not aware of the meaning of the acronym VPN – it stands for Virtual Private Network. A VPN creates a private network with encrypted data over a public network such as the internet. Say for instance you had a small home network of computers that were not connected to the internet. For your purpose, this would be private since no one outside of your home would have access to it.