A VPN can help you to achieve security, privacy and freedom on your Mac. It’s especially helpful if connect to public Wi-Fi because it helps prevent third parties from snooping on your data or using a man-in the-middle attack to download malware onto your computer.
PIA VPN for Mac provides a variety of server locations that will allow you to appear as if your connection being made from your home country. This will allow you to access content that is normally restricted due to region-based restrictions (for example, if you’re traveling in another country).
If you don’t want install an individual VPN app on your Mac you can utilize the built-in VPN client that comes with macOS. However, you will need to know your provider’s specific VPN setup details (such as server IP addresses and configuration) before you can do this. Alternately, you can import the VPN configuration file from your provider or create an manual Mac VPN connection in the system settings.
Once you’ve configured a VPN on your MacBook, it will run in background and encrypt your data prior to sending it over the internet. This helps protect your privacy by stopping third parties, such as your ISP or hackers on the public WiFi network, from spying on your online activity. It also allows you to connect to an encrypted private network remotely and bypass restrictions on geographic region-based content like streaming services. It’s the best method to protect your privacy and prevent slow and choppy downloads.