Author Archives: Conner Sinclair

About Conner Sinclair

Conner is a self-professed tech nerd, obsessed with digital security and privacy. He loves debugging "lost causes" and thwarting hackers. When not in his depressing cubicle in Corporate America, he's blogging here.

Sophos vs Kaspersky: Two Solutions, Which is Best?

I’ve run across their software quite a bit in professional environments, but the honest truth is that Sophos has security solutions for a wide range of problems, including (but not limited to) the following: Next-gen firewall solutions  Network security packages  Secure Wi-Fi solutions   Secure web gateway and secure email gateway solutions  Anti-phishing  End-user and server… Read More »

The 4 Best Sharedrive Alternatives to Love

In the past, you really had to know your networking protocols and operating system permissions to setup networked drives and file servers. These days, however, it’s a piece of cake. Hard drive manufacturers have intentionally written software to simplify the process of setting up a NAS device, and many of them even come with wireless… Read More »

The Best VPNs for New Zealand – Use These VPNs When in NZ

New Zealand is famous around the world for top-notch Rugby and beautiful mountainous landscapes. But from a digital perspective, New Zealand is one of the top havens for Internet users in the entire world. In fact, Reporters Without Borders listed New Zealand as the fifth most free nation in their 2016 index. The higher a… Read More »

VyprVPN vs PIA: Which Will You Love?

and are two distinguished service providers in the VPN market space, and for good reason. They both offer fantastic services that stomp out weaker competition from newcomers to the market. However, these two services are extremely different for several reasons. If you’re shopping for a new VPN service provider, you may be curious to know… Read More »

Roguekiller vs Malwarebytes: Which Antivirus is Best?

The antivirus industry is littered with companies that are fiercely competitive. But there are so many competitors that often successful companies with fantastic security solutions are often overlooked. On the other hand, there are so many crummy services out there that choosing an antivirus application based on price alone is pretty risky. I think that… Read More »

How to Setup a VPN Tunnel in Windows 8

Most people don’t know that Windows has included its own VPN software for years. And Windows 8, like its predecessors, includes a utility that allows users to establish PPTP VPN connections. Some people may want to use a Windows PPTP VPN, but I would recommend that they only use a PPTP connection if it is… Read More »

SpiderOak One Backup Review: Does it Work as Promised?

SpiderOak is a rather popular online backup and cloud storage provider. In fact, Edward Snowden commented that they are a much more secure alternative to other services like Dropbox. It should be noted that SpiderOak has several different products, but their online storage and backup solution is called SpiderOak One. Despite their strange name, the software is extremely feature rich and is… Read More »

SurfEasy VPN Review 2017: Is This the VPN You’ll Love?

is yet another VPN service that claims to have ultra fast speeds, but is this VPN provider worth a subscription? Today I’m going to run through this provider’s features and pricing to help you make an informed decision before subscribing so you don’t get stuck with a lemon. Even though most VPN services have a… Read More »

SurfEasy vs Opera VPN: Which is Best?

There seems to be a bit of a shift in the VPN industry. As you may well know, things are always changing, growing, and evolving at light-speed in the world of information technology. And one of the latest trends is to provide VPN connections via browser extensions. This isn’t exactly a new idea, and there… Read More »