By today, you possibly aware of the essentialness VPN holds in maintaining safety when functioning remotely. But being a simple user, you might not be familiar with ‘how to boost up your security by optimizing the Virtual Private Network?’ The top 4 tips by our highly-skilled Trend Micro Tech Support will help you in achieving an excellent experience.
- Pair Your Network with A Robust Antivirus
VPN participate in encrypting your network traffic so that no one can view the data. Certainly, if your Virtual Private Network proffers web filtering facilities so as to prevent you from risky sites, then it would be an extra layer of defense. But don’t have misconceptions that VPN can protect your devices against threats. On the other hand, antivirus programs play the role of detecting and eradicating the viruses existing within the apps and files. Undoubtedly, they don’t have the caliber to prevent your data from being tracked or monitored. Hope, you understood that VPN & antivirus have their own importance. So, use the combination as it will serve you with additional security.
- Enable ‘Kill Switch’
Setting up your VPN is a vital step. What if the VPN server disconnects or goes down while the task of entering your data is in the process? It is common that the devices automatically disconnect to the network even without any warning. So, there is a great need to enable the ‘Kill Switch’ that blocks the data transmission (sending and receiving) until your VPN connection is re-established properly. Selecting a VPN featured with a kill switch and ensuring that it is enabled will provide maximum protection. For step by step guide to enable this switch, contact the experienced Trend Micro Antivirus Support techies.
- Safeguard All Your Devices
Whenever we hear ‘cyber-attacks’, fearful thoughts like a hacker is about to steal and vend our data start striking the minds of all of us. Therefore, we want to prevent others from viewing our entire data. But remember – the collection of data is not illegal always. Sometimes, it is helpful even. For example – By keeping track of your habits, your ISP (Internet Service Provider) may want to provide you with the best services. Well! This is not at all illegal or wrong. So, to keep the devices protected in all situations (illegal or legal collection), you should protect your each and every gadget with a well-organized VPN.
- Encrypt LTE Connection
Undoubtedly, the cellular networks are safer than the open or public Wi-Fis. LTE user in these insecure wireless networks is more vulnerable to cyber-attacks known as ‘aLTEr attack’. So, there is a need to build an extra layer of the security around your sensitive data vulnerable to be stolen by these attacks. This is possible just by putting a VPN cover on your LTE connection making you confident to access the significant data without any hassle.
Conclusion: This aforementioned list is a good starting when it comes to achieving the most out of your Virtual Private Network. However, as the security needs and privacy concerns will continue to change, the experienced Trend Micro Customer Support professionals recommend keeping an eagle-eye on your VPN network and services. If having any query, contact the experts.
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