For those of you who do not know what a Virtual Private Network, or a VPN as it is more commonly called, is or what it does and can do for you, a VPN can be a very essential tool for any person who wants to access and surf the internet. It can make browsing very easy for you and can open up websites and resources that you would not be able to get otherwise. With the way a VPN works it can help you stay safe whenever you are on the internet as it can encrypt all your data coming in and going out so that you are safe and that no one can access your details through your internet browsing. Furthermore a VPN used while browsing can open up websites that were otherwise only available to people in another country or region, this can be done as using a VPN will change your local area network and connect you to one of your own choice, this will give you access to websites and information that would otherwise only be available in that region.
If you are unsure about why you would need a VPN and why you would need the encryption or the extra websites, you can look at it from a different perspective.
If you are a football fan who wants to watch the premier league on sky sports but live outside of the UK, then you can use a Sky UK VPN guide to get access to it from any place in the world. On the other hand if you are a student who needs to write a research paper or a thesis, then you will need access to lots of previously published papers, using a VPN will give you a wider access to published papers.