A personal VPN must be intelligent enough to know what the connection is and only activate when needed.
At PRIVATE WiFi, we not only devised that capability, we patented it. Read More
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Recently, PRIVATE WiFi’s CEO, Kent Lawson, sat down with Idea Mensch for an interview. Idea Mensch is an online magazine where entrepreneurs speak to other entrepreneurs about how and why they are successful. Read on for excerpts of his interview. Read More
It’s that time of year again – when more than 150,000 gadget geeks, techies and businesses from around the world descend on Las Vegas for the mother of all trade shows – the International Consumer Electronics Show. With over 3,200 exhibitors previewing and showcasing their high tech products, CES is the perfect place for tech enthusiasts to network. So you’d think it would be safe for attendees to connect their laptops and mobile devices to the event’s public WiFi hotspot. But you’d be wrong. Like most big events, CES can be a hot spot for hackers. If you’re going to be there, make sure you don’t become a target. Read More
Cyber grinches are shopping at WiFi hotspots this holiday season – and they're seeking your sensitive information. And if 2013 is any indication -- keep in mind Cyber Monday became the biggest online shopping day in history, racking up a record $2.29 billion in online sales -- they’ll continue to make out like bandits. Find out how you can avoid becoming a holiday hotspot hacking victim when you shop online. Read More
For the first time ever, the Internet will be Americans' most popular shopping destination, according to an annual survey by Deloitte Consulting of New York. But many consumers who love the savings and the convenience of shopping online don’t realize cyber crooks shop online, too – for their victims’ personal information. Read More
Using this musical skit from Pants on Fire as their inspiration, we challenged our Facebook fans to create a short video about PRIVATE WiFi. While all of the entries in our "It's PRIVATE WIFI:" Video Challenge showed great promise, only two could walk away victorious. And here they are: Lincoln Hawks and Travis Moulding! Read More
WiFi hotspots are the most popular way for consumers to get online. But hotspot users need to be careful about which public WiFi networks they’re connecting to or they could end up having their identities stolen by fraudsters. That’s the conclusion of a soon to be released white paper called “The Fraudsters Playbook” by the next generation credentials management company Jumio Inc. Find out just how easy it is for identity thieves to grab your sensitive data and your identity at WiFi hotspots. Read More
Millennials are the most connected generation in history. But their ease with online technology and their propensity for sharing information on the Internet have led them to engage in risky online behavior, according to a new study by the defense contractor Raytheon. And that’s leading to an explosion of identity theft among young adults. Read More
Some exciting news around our offices today that we wanted to share with long-time fans and readers — Network World today hailed PRIVATE WiFi as one of 20 essential business apps for the iPhone and iPad! It's an honor to be included with this esteemed list of companies providing exemplary — and essential — products that make mobile devices even more powerful for business users. Read More